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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 113 9


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Cueva de Pargo
By tbarlow
Nov 20, 2016

The Brain
By tbarlow
Nov 20, 2016
Cerebro 2 -

Los Arcos
By tbarlow
Nov 20, 2016

The Brain
By tbarlow
Nov 17, 2016
Cerebro -

Polo Profundo
By tbarlow
Nov 17, 2016
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Trip: Platinum Yucatan Princess
By tbarlow
From Nov 15, 2016 to Nov 22, 2016


Trip: Grand Sunset Princess Mexico
By tbarlow
From Apr 17, 2016 to Apr 24, 2016

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Trip: Cozumel 2013
By Robert Ouellet
From Jul 13, 2013 to Jul 20, 2013
Projet de dernière minute, on pars samedi, sur une décision prise mercredi.  On change d'hotel, et de Dive Center.
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Trip: Riviéra Maya 2012
By Robert Ouellet
From Jan 22, 2012 to Jan 29, 2012
Parti à deux, après avoir chois le Dive center (Dressel) puis l’hôtel.   9 plongées de plus au Dive Log, pour hélène et moi. Deux plongée remarcables, soit Jardine deep &
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Trip: Playa del Carmen 2011
By Athe
From Jul 23, 2011 to Aug 2, 2011



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