Río Hondo

Río Hondo (HM2GWV)

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N 18° 29.609', W 88° 18.145'

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 Río HondoEl Río Hondo, con una longitud aproximada de
209 km, es la frontera natural entre Belice y México. Los Mayas lo usaron para introducir armas de contrabando, durante la guerra de castas. Actualmente, dentro de su cause natural se observan manantiales, arroyos y lagunas.El balneario El Palmar se ubica a 82 km de la ciudad de Chetumal, Dentro de esta zona se encuentran diversos servicios; estacionamiento, renta de palapas y servicios de alimentos.Laguna Milagros se localiza a 15 minutos de Chetumal, junto a la comunidad de Huay-Pix. Ahí se practican deportes acuáticos y competencias de kayaks. En La Unión se encuentra El Cenote del Cocodrilo Dorado, donde se puede encontrar aves de gran colorido, serpientes e iguanas. El cenote se encuentra rodeado por una pared de roca de 70 metros, ideal para practicar rappel.English translation:Río Hondo (Deep River)The Hondo River With a length of approximately 209 kilometers (135 miles) forms the border between Belize y México. The Maya used it to smuggle weapons that were used during the War of the Castes. Today,



in this area visitors can find beautiful springs, streams, cenotes (fresh water natural sink holes) and lagoons.El Palmar Is located 32 km from Chetumal, in this área you could found many services like parking lots, palapas (thatched huts for sun protection) and food services. A few minutes from Chetumal and next to the community of Huay-Pix, is the Laguna Milagros, one of the most beautiful lagoons in the south of Quintana Roo state, where visitors are able to practice water sports and kayaking.In the town of La Unión, Quintana Roo, is the cenote of the cocodrilo dorado (golden cocodrile), which is an extraordinary place where visitors can find colors birds, snakes and iguanas. The cenote is surrounded by a rock wall 70 meters (210 feet) deep, which is ideal for rappelling.
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Date Added Sunday, May 19th, 2019 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16Q E 362501 N 2045279
Decimal Degrees18.49348333, -88.30241667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 18° 29.609', W 88° 18.145'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds18° 29' 36.54" N, 88° 18' 8.7" W
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