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Will the Baja peninsula move closer to Mexico as spreading occurs in the Gulf of California?
Mexico owns the pennsula called Baja California.
The Gulf of Mexico is much larger than the Gulf of California.
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 Yucatán Peninsula. and technically Florida is a peninsular too.
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.
The Yucatan peninsula.
Hernan Cortes. He however, thought Baja California was an island.
The Yucatan Peninsula
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.
Baja California is a State of Mexico.
The Gulf of California , also known as Seaof Cortes or Mar de Cortez (as known in Mexico),is the body of water that separates Baja California Peninsula fromthe Mexican ma…inland. It has a coastline of about 4,000 Kilometers(2,500 miles) and has an approximate area of 160,000 squareKilometers (62,000 sq mi). There are many rivers that flow into thesea, including the Colorado, Sinaloa and Yaqui rivers. Some coastalcities around the sea include La Paz (189,176), Los Cabos (164,162)or Guaymas (134,153). The region is also known to be rich inbiodiversity, and an important commercial fishery, where manyshrimp and sardine fleets from the city of Mazatlan exploit thelocal species.
califorina and it is the golf of mexico not mexico gulf.
Probably the Florida peninsula but the Yucatán Peninsula is a close contender.