|The Isthmus of Panama|
- An isthmus is a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas, usually with water on either side.
- A tombolo is an isthmus where the strip of land consists of a spit or bar.
- Canals are built across isthmuses.
- It is short cut for marine transport.
- The Panama Canal crosses the Isthmus of Panama, connecting the North Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
- The Suez Canal connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean.
- Cutting across the western side of an isthmus formed by the Sinai Peninsula.
|The coast of the Avalon Peninsula|
- Istmo Carlos Ameghino, Province of Chubut
- Quetrihué Isthmus of Quetrihué Peninsula in Nahuel Huapi Lake
- Isthmus of East Falkland
- Isthmus of Avalon
- Isthmus of Chignecto
- Sechelt Isthmus
- Isthmus of Panama
- Isthmus of Rivas, Nicaragua
- Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico
- Isthmus of Catalina Island
- Isthmus of Catanzaro, the narrowest part of Italy
- Isthmus of Gibraltar
|The Suez Canal goes across the western side of the Sinai Peninsula|