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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