Mexico, Gulf of

Mexico, Gulf of
Мексиканский залив
Полузамкнутое море - залив Атлантического океана между полуостровами Флорида [Florida Peninsula], Юкатан (Мексика) и островом Куба. К побережью залива имеют выход штаты Техас, Луизиана, Миссисипи, Алабама и Флорида. На северо-западном шельфе крупный район добычи нефти и газа. Основные американские порты - Новый Орлеан [New Orleans], Сент-Питерсберг [St. Petersburg], Галвестон [Galveston]. Вдоль побережья проходит Береговой канал [Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Intracoastal Waterway].
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English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2013.

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  • Mexico,Gulf of — Mexico, Gulf of An arm of the Atlantic Ocean in southeast North America bordering on eastern Mexico, the southeast United States, and Cuba. It connects with the Atlantic Ocean through the Straits of Florida and with the Caribbean Sea through the… …   Universalium

  • Mexico, Gulf of — Gulf, southeastern coast of North America, connected to the Atlantic Ocean by the Straits of Florida and to the Caribbean Sea by the Yucatán Channel. Covering an area of 600,000 sq mi (1,550,000 sq km), it is bounded by the U.S., Mexico, and Cuba …   Universalium

  • Mexico, Gulf of — inlet of the Atlantic, among the United States, Mexico, and Cuba; 700,000 sq mi …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Mexico, Gulf of — geographical name inlet of the Atlantic on SE coast of North America …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • MEXICO, GULF OF —    a large basin between United States and Mexican territory; is shut in by the peninsulas of Florida and Yucatan, 500 m. apart, and the western extremity of Cuba, which lies between them; it receives the Mississippi, Rio Grande, and many other… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Mexico, Gulf of — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gulf Cartel — Founded 1970s In Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico Founded by Juan Nepomuceno Guerra, Juan García Abrego Years active 1970s−present Territory Mexico: Ta …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Oman — The Gulf of Oman or Sea of Oman (Arabic: خليج عُمان‎ Ḫalīdj ʾUmān; alternatively known as خليج مکران , Ḫalīdj Makrān; in Persian: دریای عمان Daryā ye Ommān, or دریای پارس Daryā ye Pārs) is a strait (and not an actual gulf) that connects the… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf states — can refer to:* Those states of the USA along the (Gulf of Mexico) Gulf Coast of the United States: Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.* The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Persian Gulf : Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of Mexico — The Gulf of Mexico in 3D perspective Earth s oceans (World Ocean) Arctic Ocean Atlanti …   Wikipedia

  • Mexico — /mek si koh /, n. 1. a republic in S North America. 97,563,374; 761,530 sq. mi. (1,972,363 sq. km). Cap.: Mexico City. 2. a state in central Mexico. 6,245,000; 8268 sq. mi. (21,415 sq. km). Cap.: Toluca. 3. Gulf of, Mexican, Golfo de México /gawl …   Universalium

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