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Gulf of Mexico

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The Gulf Of Mexico

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The Gulf of Mexico

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Oil spill still leaking into the Gulf of Mexico 15 years later

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The Gulf of Mexico

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Clint Black - The Gulf Of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent. It is bounded on the northeast, north and northwest by the Gulf Coast of the United States, on the southwest and south by Mexico, and on the southeast by Cuba. The U.S. states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida border the Gulf on the north, which are often referred to as the "Third Coast", in comparison with the U.S. Atlantic and Pacific coasts.