Yucatan Peninsula

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a peninsula in Central America extending into the Gulf of Mexico between the Bay of Campeche and the Caribbean Sea

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Octopus fishing in the Yucatan Peninsula represents the most important octopod fishery of the American continent, generating a total of 15,000 direct jobs (Perez-Perez et al.
The Yucatan Peninsula has undergone major landscape transformations since ancient times with impacts caused by the Mayan culture (Rico-Gray and Garcia-Franco 1991) and later with the opening of forest for agriculture and livestock grazing (Escalante-Semerena and Aroche-Reyes 2000).
Because orthobunyaviruses comprise a neglected but potentially deadly group of viruses and recent studies have provided evidence of orthobunyavirus activity in the Yucatan Peninsula (1-4), we investigated whether orthobunyaviruses commonly infect humans in this region.
Hurricane warnings were extended northward to Tulum on the east of the Yucatan peninsula and for the entire coast of low-lying Belize.
A) to describe the landscape of the Yucatan Peninsula
A tropical storm warning has been issued for the coast of Belize and the east coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula from Chetumal to Cancun.
STRUGGLE: A resident tries to make his way through a flooded street in Chetumal on Mexico's Yucatan peninsula as Hurricane Dean swept into the Caribbean coast
Mexican soldiers check a destroyed house in Majahual, in the Yucatan peninsula, for survivors of 165mph Hurricane Dean.
NYSE: ASR) (BMV: ASUR) (ASUR) has announced that, as Hurricane Dean is leaving the Yucatan Peninsula, the Cozumel, Cancun and Merida airports have resumed operations.
Following the cheerful Roberts family as they explore Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, Travel with Kids Mexico: The Yucatan reveals such wonders as Mayan pyramid complexes, Spanish colonial history in cities such as Merida and Valladolid, snorkeling in underground caves, swimming with dolphins and sharks, and much more.
The Yucatan Peninsula is to Mexico as the Kola Peninsula is to what?
During a seismic survey last year off the coast of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, she and her colleagues placed a video camera on the seafloor in 20-meter-deep water to observe the fish there.
NEWLY-FORMED tropical storm Gamma threatened the coasts of Belize and Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula last night after its rains killed two people and forced evacuations across much of Central America.
is providing extra capacity at Merida, Mexico, to assist in evacuating tourists from the Yucatan Peninsula in the aftermath of Hurricane Wilma.
The routes, which are proposed to begin in February and March 2006, cover Mexico from the Yucatan Peninsula to the Mexican Riviera, and include cities like Acapulco, Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo, Cancun and Cabo San Lucas, among others.