Mexico's Economic And Political Influence In Latin America

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Mexico is a country between the North America and Central America. Its known for its beaches and distinct landscapes made up of mountains, deserts,deserts, and jungles. Ancient ruins like the Mayan City of Chichén Itzá and Teotihuacán are seen scattered throughout the nation. Although Mexico is stereotyped as a poor farm based area, Mexican society maintains an extreme wealth and poverty all throughout. On one hand you have your landowners and investors and rural/urban poor on the other. However, in spite the adversities, Mexico has economic and political influence in Latin America.Mexico resides on one of Earth’s tectonic plates. Which is a fragment of the “Ring of Fire,” active volcanism takes place there. One of its highest volcanic mountains …show more content…

In spite of the often unstable environment the Mexican people still manage to build and develop their country. Mexico is divided into nine major regions. They are the Pacific Coastal lowlands, the Mexican Plateau, the Sierra Madre Oriental, the Sierra Madre Occidental, Baja California, the Gulf Coastal Plain, the Southern Highlands, the Cordillera Neo-Volcanically, and Yucatán Peninsula. Baja California which, is located in northwestern Mexico, its land is extremely arid. The peninsula is about 800 miles long and 100 miles wide. The center of the peninsula is a granitic block. The mountainous slopping make it difficult to access. The pacific coastal lowlands reside near Mexicali and Colorado River and ends near Tepic. It is about 900 miles to the south. The lowlands are various amounts of mesas, coastal terraces, and small basins. The Sonoran desert dominates most of its northern part, but some parts have transformed into productive farmland. Mexico has a range of climate all throughout the country. Since most of the country resides on the tropical maritime air mass, the type of weather the Mexican people experience is high precipitation especially from May to

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