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Central America

Location: Middle America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, between Belize and the US and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and the US
Geographic coordinates: 23° 0' N, 102° 0' W
Coastline km: 9,330 km km
Climate: varies from tropical to desert
Terrain: high, rugged mountains; low coastal plains; high plateaus; desert
Elevation: lowest point: Laguna Salada -10 m highest point: Volcan Pico de Orizaba 5,700 m
Natural hazards: tsunamis along the Pacific coast, volcanoes and destructive earthquakes in the center and south, and hurricanes on the Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean coasts
Currency: Mexican peso (MXN)
Population: 106,202,903 (July 2005 est.)
Languages: Spanish, various Mayan, Nahuatl, and other regional indigenous languages
Capital: Mexico
Divisions: 31 states and 1 federal district* ; Aguascalientes, Baja California, Baja California Sur, Campeche, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila de Zaragoza, Colima, Distrito Federal*, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan de Ocampo, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo Leon, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro de Arteaga, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz-Llave, Yucatan, Zacatecas

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Zones (9) Dive sites Sub zones
Baja California 32 5
Capital Region 2 1
Central Highlands 2 0
Central Pacific 22 3
Islas Revillagigedos 6 0
Northeast - Monterrey 1 0
Northwest - Sinaloa & Sonora 35 3
Southern Gulf of Mexico 8 1
Yucatán Peninsula 110 9


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Los Arcos


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Roca Montaña
By tlperezv
Mar 23, 2014
Roca Mantaña - Una gran cantidad de peces e invertebrados, morenas y en especial muchos peces mariposas y loras, angeles etc....
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Los frailes
By tlperezv
Mar 4, 2014
Los Fariles - Monitoreo de Peces
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Punta Pericos
By tlperezv
Feb 23, 2014
Punta Pericos - Mantaraya, una gran cantidad de peces y Peces Roca
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Punta Pericos
By tlperezv
Feb 17, 2014
Punta Pericos - Muchos peces piedra, unas loras grandes y otra gran cantidad de peces e invertebrados.
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Roca Montaña
By tlperezv
Feb 17, 2014
Roca Montaña - Gran cantidad de morenas, peces mariposa, Chromis atrilobata, peces Rey, lagartija, botetes, cochito oceanico entre muchos más.

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Trip: Playa del Carmen 2011
By Athe
From Jul 23, 2011 to Aug 2, 2011


Trip: Partner Retreat 2011
By eritland
From Jan 20, 2011 to Jan 23, 2011

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Trip: Mexico 11
By aborigel
From Dec 28, 2010 to Jan 16, 2011
Типа сам логбук

Trip: Mexico 2010
By eritland
From Nov 21, 2010 to Nov 27, 2010
Family trip to the Mayan Riviera.  Stayed at the Dreams Puerto Adventura.
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Trip: Carnival Conquest Cruise
By americanhero9d
From Sep 12, 2010 to Sep 19, 2010



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