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This is a powerpoint I made for a geography class about Mexico. It includes images from Palenque and Mexico City.

This is a powerpoint I made for a geography class about Mexico. It includes images from Palenque and Mexico City.

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    Geography of Mexico Geography of Mexico Presentation Transcript

    • Palenque and other parts of Mexico
    • Palenque is in the Yucatan Peninsula
      • This part of Mexico is in the state of Chiapas. It is well known for rebel activity from the Zapatistas.
      • Want some extra credit? Look them up and write a page paper about them.
    • Visiting Palenque
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    • Also near Palenque
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    • Also in the Yucatan Peninsula Chichen Itza and Cancun
    • Cancun
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    • Lots of people go to Cancun and never take the 90 minute drive to Chichen Itza
    • The observatory at Chichen Itza
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    • Elsewhere in Mexico
    • Mexico City
      • The second largest city in the World
      • Home to almost 20 million people
    • Read in your book about the “ today my car stops” program to combat pollution
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    • Tacos al Pastor are AMAZING!
    • The Zocalo in Mexico City is the third largest public square in the world.
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    • Soccer is the most popular sport in Mexico. Estadio Azteca is the fourth largest stadium in the world!
    • Teotihuacan
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    • Mexico lies at the intersection of 4 tectonic plates. They have the Sierra Madres mountains running through the center.
    • For more information
      • Online Culture Grams
      • CIA World Factbook
      • Lonely Planet Worldguide