Most of the hemp (538,200 acres in 1902) is grown in south Luzon and in Samar and Leyte, but smaller crops are produced in Cebu, Mindoro, Marinduque, north Mindanao and south Negros; the crop became of commercial importance about 1855, and in 1907 the yield for export amounted to 112,895 tons.
Two thousand persons lost their lives in Samar and Leyte during the great storm of 1897.
Red or brown deer occur in Basilan, Mindanao, Leyte, Samar and the Calamianes Islands.
Between Luzon and Mindanao are Samar (5031 sq.
These genera usually have distinct representative species in Luzon, Samar and Leyte, Mindanao, and in some cases in Basilan also.
Each of the larger islands between Luzon and Mindanao, except Samar and Bohol, is traversed longitudinally by a single mountain range with occasional spurs.