Geography of Mexico

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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

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

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