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Sandbars along Sinaloa Coastline, Mexico

25.6N 109W

August 8th, 2009 Category: Lakes, Rivers

Mexico - June 22nd, 2009

Mexico - June 22nd, 2009

The coastline of the Mexican state of Sinaloa, along the Gulf of California, is characterized by many long, narrow sandbars and small islands.

The tan stretch of land speckled with green is an area of coastal plains lying between the gulf and the foothills of the Sierra Madre Occidental Range (upper right corner).

Two artificial lakes created by dams can be observed at the top center:  the larger Miguel Hidalgo Reservoir on the Fuerte River, and below it, the smaller Josefa Ortiz de Dominguez Reservoir on the Alamos River.

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