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What gulf separates Baja California from the rest of Mexico?
The Gulf of California, also known as Sea of Cortes or Mar de Cortez (as known in Mexico), is the body of water that separates Baja California Peninsula from the Mexican mainland. It has a coastline of about 4,000 Kilometers (2,500 miles) and has an approximate area of 160,000 square Kilometers (62,000 sq mi). There are many rivers that flow into the sea, including the Colorado, Sinaloa and Yaqui rivers. Some coastal cities around the sea include La Paz (189,176), Los Cabos (164,162) or Guaymas (134,153). The region is also known to be rich in biodiversity, and an important commercial fishery, where many shrimp and sardine fleets from the city of Mazatlan exploit the local species.
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Which of these gulfs is larger in size the Gulf of Mexico the Gulf of Tehuantepec or the Gulf of California?
The Gulf of Tehuantepec is largest in size.
The Gulf of Mexico is much larger than the Gulf of California.
It is Baja California that is separated from the rest of Mexico by the Gulf of California. Baja California is a peninsula.
No. It is slowly drifting northwest in such a way that someday Los Angeles will be a suburb of San Francisco, and the Gulf of California will disappear and become a shallow se…a facing the Pacific Ocean.
It is the Gulf Of Mexico! :)
The Baja California peninsula (meaning Lower California) is part of Mexico and has always been since Mexico's independence in 1821. Before becoming a state in 1953…, Baja was known as the North Territory of Baja California. Right now it is conformed by two federal states: Baja California (Capital: Mexicali) and Baja California Sur (Capital: La Paz). Baja California is both the northernmost and westernmost state of Mexico.
The Gulf of California.
The Baja California peninsula.
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 i…n area, the Gulf of California only about 62,000 square miles.
Hernan Cortes. He however, thought Baja California was an island.
The Baja California Peninsula is part of Mexico. It is also composed by two federal states: Baja California (Capital: Mexicali) and Baja California Sur (Capital: La Paz).
The Gulf of California Is Larger.
The Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez as known in Mexico) as well as the Pacific Ocean.
It is a peninsula, located in Mexico.
Not really; in terms of agricultural output, the whole Baja California Peninsula contributes with only 3.76% for the country's total.