island in the SC Philippines, between Cebu & Leyte: one of the Visayan group: 1,492 sq mi (3,864 sq km)
An island in the Visayan Islands of central Philippines north of Mindanao in the Bohol Sea. The Bohol Strait separates Bohol from Cebu.
- The southern portion of Bohol is very hilly, but the northern portion is more level.
- The language is Bohol-Visayan.
- Each of the larger islands between Luzon and Mindanao, except Samar and Bohol, is traversed longitudinally by a single mountain range with occasional spurs.
- The zoological position of Bohol has not been satisfactorily determined, but all existing evidence indicates that it must be grouped with Samar and Leyte.
- Then sailing south he touched at Mindanao, from which he sailed north-west, past Bohol to Cebu.