Topography

The municipality of Katipunan is generally rugged. Most of its barangays are situated on top of hills except the following area namely: Barangay Uno, Barangay Dos, Dr. Jose Rizal, San Antonio, New Tambo, and Tuburan which are situated in depressed and lowland area of this municipality (Map 6). It was stripped by two big rivers that serve as the main drainage of water during heavy down pour of rain. These are the Lubungan and Dicayo rivers. The shoreline stretches to about five kilometers from the boundary of Dipolog City to the boundary of the municipality of Pres. Manuel A. Roxas. Along this coastline that embraces the water territory of this municipality are natural depths that could be utilized and developed. These are located at San Antonio and Minang near the boundary of the municipality of Pres. Manuel A. Roxas (Map 5).