List of isthmuses
Isthmus is a narrow strip of land with sea on either side, forming a link between two larger areas of land.
• The Isthmus of Suez – the isthus between North Africa and Southwest Asia, in Egypt where the Suez
Canal is located
• The Isthmus of Corinth in Greece – the first isthmus to bear that name
• The Isthmus of Panama – the most famous isthmus. Connects North America and South America.
• The Isthmus of Dubrovnik – today’s Stradun, (main center street), which connected Lause and Dub
into a single city unit
• The Isthmus of Avalon in Canada – separates the main island of Newfoundland from the Peninsula of
Avalon (where the capital, St. John’s, is located)
• The Isthmus of Kra, which joins the Malay Peninsula with mainland Asia
• The Isthmus of Tehuntepec – connects Yucatan and Central America with the rest of Mexico
• The Isthmus of Chignecto – connects the mainland portion of Nova Scotia with North America
• the Kerelian Isthmus between Gulf of Finland and Lake Ladoga.
• the Madison Isthmus, between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona in Madison, Wisconsin
• the Isthmus of Perekop between Crimea and Ukraine mainland.