Yucatán Channel

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Yucatán Channel

n
(Placename) a channel between W Cuba and the Yucatán peninsula
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In addition, he highlighted the development of algorithms as a tool to introduce in the nation the personalized therapeutic management of lung cancer, and the variability of ocean circulation and dynamic connectivity in the Yucatan Channel, the Straits of Florida and the Old Canal of the Bahamas.
Spanish ships transiting the Yucatan Channel were an easy target.
Cuban migration routes fluctuate each time that Havana sets bilateral agreements in its fight against irregular and illegal departures, including those related to smuggling in the Florida Straits and the Yucatan Channel.
The Gulf Loop Current is a clockwise current that normally carries water from the Yucatan Channel north into the Gulf of Mexico, then back down south off Florida's west coast, past the Dry Tortugas and into the Gulf Stream.
Meanwhile, fewer undocumented Cubans are leaving the island for the United States--not only through the traditional route across the Florida Straits but also through the newer route across the Yucatan Channel to the Mexican border.
The location varies, but the currents that well up from the Yucatan Channel this month push north and eastward, typically coming closer to the west coast of Florida than at any other time of the year.
The Company is preparing to acquire up to 10 soon-to-expire offshore leases in the Caribbean just south of the Yucatan Channel. Studies show that Upstream's area of interest hold vast hydrocarbon reserves.
An anticyclonic meander of the Loop Current (LC), consisting of inflow through the Yucatan Channel and outflow through the Florida Strait, is the principal element of the Gulf of Mexico (GM) water circulation.