Yucatán Channel
geographical name channel between Yucatán & W end of Cuba

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Yucatán Channel — strait between the Yucatán Peninsula & Cuba, joining the Gulf of Mexico & the Caribbean: 135 mi (217 km) wide * * * ▪ strait, Caribbean Sea       strait connecting the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, extending for 135 miles (217 km) between …   Universalium

  • Yucatán Channel — strait between the Yucatán Peninsula & Cuba, joining the Gulf of Mexico & the Caribbean: 135 mi (217 km) wide …   English World dictionary

  • Yucatán Channel — The Yucatán Channel is a strait between Mexico and Cuba. It connects the Caribbean Sea with the Gulf of Mexico.ee also*List of straits …   Wikipedia

  • Yucatan Channel — ocean passage between Cuba and Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico; connects Caribbean Sea with Gulf of Mexico …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Yucatán Channel — /ˌjukətæn ˈtʃænəl/ (say .yoohkuhtan chanuhl) noun the body of water between the Yucatán Peninsula and western Cuba …   Australian English dictionary

  • Yucatán (disambiguation) — Yucatán may refer to:* Yucatán, a Mexican state * Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico * Republic of Yucatán, an independent country that existed briefly in the 1840s * Yucatán Channel, a strait between Mexico and Cuba connecting the Caribbean Sea with… …   Wikipedia

  • Yucatán Peninsula — The Yucatán Peninsula, in Southeastern Mexico, separates the Caribbean Sea from the Gulf of Mexico. It also has a costline on the Yucatán Channel. The peninsula lies east of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, a northwestern geographic partition… …   Wikipedia

  • Yucatán Current — ▪ ocean current       oceanic surface current, the western limb of a clockwise gyre in the eastern Gulf of Mexico flowing from northern Honduras, through the Yucatán Channel, to the central eastern portion of the Gulf. The Yucatán Current is… …   Universalium

  • Channel (Chinese medicine) — Channel (zh stp|p=jīngluò|s=经络|t=經絡), also known as meridian, in traditional Chinese medicine, is the common name of vessel (zh stp|s=经脉|t=經脈|p=jīngmài, also known as channel) and collaterals (zh stp|s=络脉|t=絡脈|p=luòmài). It is the path of running …   Wikipedia

  • Canal de Yucatán — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Canal de Yucatán (Yucatán Channel) Vista de satélite de la isla de Cuba. El estrecho de Yucatán está a la izq …   Wikipedia Español

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