A number of well-known and historically important pre-Columbian Maya archaeological sites are found in Belize, considered part of the southern Maya lowlands of the Mesoamerican culture area. The sites found here were occupied until the arrival of the Spanish.
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Tortuguero National Park is situated in the Limón Province of northern Costa Rica. Set in a natural wetland of the Caribbean coast with over 20 miles of coastline, it forms a corridor with another protected area, the Indio Maíz Biological Reserve of Nicaragua and is a key Ramsar site.
Trifinio Fraternidad Biosphere Reserve (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras) The Editor Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:50
The Trifinio Fraternidad Biosphere Reserve is a tri-national Biosphere Reserve located between El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. It is the first transboundary biosphere reserve in Central America and represents a major contribution to the implementation of the Mesoamerican Corridor.
Turrialba Volcano is located in the easternmost part of the Central Volcanic Range and is the second-highest volcano in Costa Rica. Turrialba Volcano National Park is a part of the Central Conservation Area of Costa Rica and encompasses the area around the volcano.
Valle Central is a highland valley region in central Costa Rica that contains approximately 70% of the population and is home to the most important cities in the country. The region is divided into two parts by the Continental Divide and is surrounded by a series of hills and mountain ranges.
The Volcán Tacaná Biosphere Reserve encompasses the Tacaná Volcano in Chiapas, on the Mexico-Guatemala border. The volcano is part of the Central America Volcanic Arc. It contains fragile ecosystems, rich in wild flora and fauna of cultural, scientific, economic and biological relevance.
The Yucatán Peninsula is the exposed portion of the larger Yucatán Platform and lies between the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. It includes the Mexican states of Campeche, Quintana Roo and Yucatán as well as parts of Belize and Guatemala.