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Gulf of Mexico

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Parent Category: Oceans and Seas
The Gulf of Mexico is a portion of the Atlantic Ocean basin enveloped by the United States on its north and Mexico on its south. It is to the west of both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
Five states border the Gulf of Mexico. They are Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida
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No, because the Mississippi River formed the western boundary of the U.S and the Florida and the Gulf Coast were still Spanish territory at the time.
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The Gulf of Mexico is almost 10 times larger, stretching from Texas to Florida and south to Yucatan and Cuba. Numerically, the Gulf of Mexico is about 600,000 square miles in area, the Gulf of California only about 62,000 square miles.
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No. It is a gulf, which is a major body of water partially enclosed by land; in this case by the southern US and eastern Mexico.
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Five states border the Gulf of Mexico. From west to east, they are Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida. Mexico has states, too, five of which border the Gulf of Mexico: 6) Tamaulipas 7) Veracruz 8) Tabasco 9) Campeche 10) Yucatan
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No it does not.
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No. AnswerSouth in Mexico are nice, below South Padre Island , TX , but there are oil platforms all along the Gulf Coast of the Southern States, from Texas to Louisiana and maybe Mississippi as well .
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The US States that border the Gulf of Mexico are:FloridaAlabamaMississippiLouisianaTexas
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The Gulf Coastal Plain, also known as the Oil Coast. It extends around the Gulf of Mexico in the Southern United States and eastern Mexico.
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Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.
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Louisiana is the last state on the Mississippi River's journey from northern Minnesota. It carries water from 31 states and 2 Canadian provinces through the United States into the Gulf of Mexico.
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It is easier to name the 5 states on the Gulf of Mexico: Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. The other 45 states are not on the Gulf of Mexico.
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25 north 90 west
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The Mississippi River starts in Lake Itasca, which is in Minnesota. it doesn't begin in Canada. The Mississippi never enters Canada. The Milk River is a northern part of the Missouri-Mississippi River Basin. The Milk River enters Alberta from Montana and flows eastward through the southern portio…
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East of Texas and Mexico and south of the southeastern United States
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The Gulf of Mexico is that body of water contained by Florida, Alabama, Mississipi, Louisiana, Texas, Mexico and part of Cuba.
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The Mississippi River enters the Gulf of Mexico through the state of Louisiana.
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.......no, because the reason it is a gulf is because it is a large body of water and it is connected to the ocean BUT not directly.... if Florida does not separate them... then the gulf would not be a gulf because the coast of Mexico would then lead directly to the oceans.  .......no, because…
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Five US States border the Gulf of Mexico, meaning that 45 do not.
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Oil is abundant in the Gulf Coast Region. Off-shore rigs are used to get oil buried beneath the sands of the Guld.
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Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.
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5: Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.
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The definition of "gulf" is an arm of a sea or oceanpartly enclosed by land
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Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.
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no its a gulf
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It is south of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, east of Mexico and Central America, and west of Florida, as well as north of Venezuela.
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Some are: manatees bottlenose dolphins gators and crocs sea turtles whale sharks
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some scientists believe that the gulf was created when a huge meteor hit. others think that it was formed when Pangea broke apart, and North America moved upward. Hope you like it!
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The U.S. city of Houston, Texas, with a central city population of over 2 million and a metropolitan population of over 6 million.
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The Gulf of Mexico is much larger than the Gulf of California.
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The Colorado River its really Missouri
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The Gulf of Mexico does not have any effect on the climate of Ohio. It can alter the climate of places such as Florida or other states nearby, but Ohio is just affected by the Great Lakes and other rivers that are closer.
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Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.
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Five are and 45 are not,
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The United States, Mexico and Cuba.
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No it does not.
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no it is not
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Yes, through the Isthmus of Tehuantepec on southern Mexico, it could. Prior to the opening of the Panama Canal, it was a major shipping route known as the Tehuantepec Route and at various times throughout the years, an artificial canal such as the one found in Panama has been proposed.
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The Mississippi River empties into the Gulf of Mexico. Its source is Lake Itasca, in Itasca State Park, Clearwater County, Minnesota.it is the Golf of Mexico and have a good dayThe main source is in Northern Minnesota, and it empties into the Gulf of Mexico.
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Five are and 45 are not.
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Yes, it is about 2.5 times bigger.
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Georgia is not on the Gulf of Mexico. Texas, Florida, Alabama, and Louisiana is. Thank you for reading this.
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The state of Veracruz, with 745 Km (463 miles) of coast, representing 29.3% of the Mexican coast along the Gulf of Mexico.
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Florida is the US state that borders both the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.
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The Yucatán Peninsula separates the Gulf of Mexico from the Caribbean Sea via the Yucatán Channel between Mexico and Cuba.
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There are two species of marine life that have been spotted in the Gulf of Mexico. The longest fish in the world, the Oarfish, was spotted by a robot camera in the Gulf of Mexico. The Gulf of Mexico is also home to the rare Goblin Shark.
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It has an area of about 615,000 square miles.
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Five - Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas
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Yes it is part of the Atlantic Ocean. However, it is not an ocean by itself. So don't think that asking "Is the Gulf of Mexico an ocean" is the same thing as asking " Is the Gulf of Mexico part of the Atlantic Ocean". Be smarter that the people who think those questions mean the same thing.
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The Rio Grande. Also the Rio Grande goes into New Mexico a little bit. but it is still the boundary between USA and Mexico.
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Mississippi
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its in mexico
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Yes the gulf of mexico is bigger than the gulf of california.
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The Gulf of Mexico watershed occupies in Canada a small portion of southern Alberta and Saskatchewan. The waters drain south into the Mississippi system, which ultimately drains into the Gulf of Mexico. (The Gulf is part of the Atlantic Ocean but, because of the Mississippi, it is often studied as a…
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sand key state park is approx 48 miles and is in clearwater florida
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ANSWER: The concise Brittanica Encyclopedia estimates the surface of the Gulf of Mexico to be 1,550,000 km2 that is 1,550,000,000,000 m2 e maximum depth of the Gulf is 5203 m. The average depth is somwhere between 0 and that value. I guess 1/4 the maximum depth (because it gave me an almost round…
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It is the Gulf Of Mexico! :)
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The Rio Grande (sometimes called the Rio Bravo or Rio Bravo del Norte) originates in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado and flows into the Gulf of Mexico. The southwest border of Texas, the one that separates the Lone Star State from Mexico, is defined by this river. A link is provided to the Wikipedia…
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The Mississippi River flows into the gulf of Mexico (from the us)
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The Gulf of Mexico touches several southern United States. These include Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. It also borders all of eastern Mexico.
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Within its city limits, Miami, Florida, is by far the most populated Gulf Coast city with a population of more than 408,000 at last census (2011).
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States that have a coast on the Gulf of Mexico include Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. Other states have coasts on the Atlantic or Pacific Oceans.
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The Gulf of Mexico is saltwater because all the oceans are saltwater and the Gulf of Mexico uses the same water as the oceans. So therefore the Gulf of Mexico is Salt Water.
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I believe that state waters in Florida, Texas, and Puerto Rico extend out to 9 miles with the exception of the Atlantic side of Florida where it ends at 3 miles. Federal waters end at 12 nautical miles offshore of the US. HOWEVER, there is a 24 mile US contiguous zone and a 200 mile exclusive econom…
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Golfo de méxico
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Louisiana. The Mississippi River enters the Gulf of Mexico through a huge delta in southeast Louisiana, just downriver from New Orleans.
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Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.
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Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Tabasco, Campeche, and Yucatán.
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Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.
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Offshore oil drilling especially deep water drilling as evidenced by the BP oil catastrophe. Loss of Brown Pelicans now an endangered species. Danjanks gave the following answer in the discussion area, moved to here: One of the major environmental problems in the Gulf of Mexico is the "dead zone.…
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The Yucatan Peninsula, located on southeastern Mexico, is a triangular peninsula that separates the Gulf of Mexico from the Caribbean Sea. With a tropical savanna climate (Köppen Aw), it is mostly a flat land composed of limestone. Due to this nature, there are almost no surface rivers in the penin…
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Atlantic ocean
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The gulf anoxic zone moves around depending on the season and conditions but is typically found in the deeper waters off the Mississippi delta along the Texas and Louisiana coasts. The average recorded size of the zone since 1980s is nearly 20,000 square kilometers (~8,000 square miles). The zone is…
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The Atlantic Ocean!
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It is connected to it, certainly. All seas are connected to the oceans in one way or another, except inland seas, obviously.The International Hydrographic Organization designates the Gulf of Mexico as an arm of the Atlantic Ocean so yes, it is considered the Atlantic Ocean.
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No. The Earth is on a tilted axis that runs through the centre of the planet from the North Pole to the South Pole.
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Short answer YES. There are 2 different kinds that I have caught in and around Padre Island, TX while seaching in the sea grasses. There are Dwarf Seahorses (Hippocampus zosterae) and a common Atlantic\Caribbean Seahorse (Hippocampus erectus).-SoLiD from www.maast.org
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Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.
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Atlantic Spotted Dolphin Blainville's Beaked Whale Blue Whale Bottlenose Dolphin Bryde's Whale Clymene Dolphin Cuvier's Beaked Whale Dwarf Sperm Whale False Killer Whale Fin Whale Fraser's Dolphin Gervais' Beaked Whale Humpback Whale Killer Whale Melon-headed Whale Mi…
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