What are hot springs?
Underground water is heated and percolates to the earth’s surface. They are used for hot baths and geothermal energy.
How many states are in Mexico?
There are 31 states plus the Federal District of Mexico City. The largest state is Chihuahua in northern Mexico and the most populous is Mexico City with about 10 million people.
Boquillas Canyon was taken by me at Big Bend National Park, Texas. While I was not in Mexico the photo over looks the state of Coahuila.
The other three photos were taken by my daughter, Ashley.
What is the difference between a bay and a gulf?
Lemon Bay, Florida
Gulf of Mexico
Cape Cod Bay
Gulf of Maine
Both are bodies of water partially surrounded by land. A bay is a smaller version of a gulf.
Famous bays: San Francisco Bay, Chesapeake Bay, Patmos Bay (Greece)
Famous gulfs: Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Maine, Persian Gulf
What was the first national park in the world?
Lower Yellowstone Falls
Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, Idaho and Montana was established March 1, 1872. The park gets its name for the yellow rock of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Yellowstone is known for its varied geologic and geographic features, wildlife and has the largest concentration of geothermal features.