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Bay of Campeche

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The Bay of Campeche conversation plan

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NATLC STORM HURRICANE GONZALO HANNA ? BAY OF CAMPECHE

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Tropical Depression Three forms in the Bay of Campeche

The Bay of Campeche, or Campeche Sound, is a bight in the southern area of the Gulf of Mexico. It is surrounded on three sides by the Mexican states of Campeche, Tabasco and Veracruz. The area of the bay is 6,000 square miles (16,000 km2) and maximum depth of the bay is approximately 180 feet (55 m). It was named by Francisco Hernández de Córdoba and Antón de Alaminos during their expedition in 1517.
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