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L.A. and Canada 12

Mexico - geography, climate, resources

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the peninsula located on the west coast of Mexico Baja California
part of Mexico that curves northward and separates the Gulf of Mexico from the Carribbean Sea Yucatan Peninsula
What borders most of the east coast of Mexico? Gulf of Mexico
land forms that form a gigantic V, stretching from south to north Sierra Madre
dominant land form of Mexico mountains
Where are most large cities? (people live here) gulf coastal plain
largest lowland area of Mexico Central Plateau
What threatens many Mexicans living in the Central Plateau? earthquakes
The southern part of the Central Plateau is covered by hundreds of ... volcanoes
Where is the Sonora Desert located? north
Why do many Mexicans live in the valleys that lie between volcanoes? rich and fertile soil
What is a major shortage in Mexico? Water
northern Mexico's climate arid
climate of the Gulf Coastal Plain hot and humid
amount of rainfall in southern Mexico during rainy season 60-80 inches
region that lies in the tierra templada Central Plateau
How are Mexicans able to farm in the arid north? irrigation systems
two important natural resources fossil fuels and minerals
What was discovered beneath the Gulf Coastal Plain in 1977? oil
Mexico is a world leader in the production of ... silver
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