Is Florida an isthmus?

No, Florida is not an isthmus but is a peninsula. It is part of North America, but it is surrounded on three sides by the water-the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. An isthmus is a narrow strip of land that joins two larger bodies of land. A peninsula is a piece of land that is surrounded on three sides by water. So, like an isthmus, it is a narrow strip of land, but instead of joining two larger landforms, it is just attached to one larger landform and juts out into a body of water.

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