Mexico is located in the southern portion of North America and is the third largest country in Latin America. A biodiverse country, it encompasses arid deserts and scrublands, tropical rainforests, temperate forests and grasslands, mangrove swamps, alpine ecosystems, and coral reefs.
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Bodies of Water of Mexico
Baja California: Gulf of California (Mexico) The Editor Wed, 04/10/2019 - 21:11
Baja California is an arid peninsula in northwestern Mexico. It is bounded to the north by the United States, to the east by the Gulf of California, and to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean. It is separated from the mainland by the Gulf of California, also known as the Sea of Cortez or Vermilion Sea.
The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean. It is bounded on the north by the Gulf Coast of the United States, on the southwest by Mexico and the Yucatán Peninsula and on the southeast by Cuba.
The Isthmus of Tehuantepec is an isthmus in southern Mexico between the Bay of Campeche and Gulf of Mexico to the north and the Gulf of Tehuantepec on the Pacific Ocean to the south. It represents the shortest distance between the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific Ocean.
The Río Bravo or more formally the Río Bravo del Norte, in Mexico, is known as the Rio Grande in the United States. The river flows generally southward for approximately 1,900 mi, forming the border between Mexico and the U.S. state of Texas, before emptying into the Gulf of Mexico.