Cozumel Mexico; Its Geography and Climate.
Cartographers (map makers) have made several versions of maps which show
that San Miguel is the largest town and comprises approximately 5
percent of the island and is
Jacques Cousteau first put Cozumel Mexico on the map when filming a documentary about Palancar reef in 1959. He declared it to be one of the best places to dive in the world. These beautiful coral reefs were declared a national park in 1996. Although our paradise island was once predominantly known as a dive and snorkeling destination; it has grown over the years to become a destination spot and cruise ship capital with a wide variety of activities for all ages.
underwater visibility which can be as much as 250 feet allows you to
view a dynamic and diverse array of colorful coral reef fish and sponges
that will amaze even the most experienced world class divers and
snorkelers. The best place to see these amazing denizens of the deep is
at 35 feet. This is where sunlight penetrates the water at its most
ideal depth and affords coral reef and fish their most ideal conditions to
flourish. The splendid toad fish is one of Cozumel’s most spectacular
and colorful fish and can not be found anywhere else in the world; it can swallow its pray faster then you can blink your eye!
you will find several unique species of animals from the dwarf raccoon
and the Cozumel Wren, to one of my favorites, the Coatimundi (a relative
of the raccoon with a protruded snout). Migratory birds also flock to
the island and are very diverse and have incredibly beautiful colors. My
favorite is the male painted bunting. Iguanas and crocodiles are our
largest lizards. Iguanas are plentiful and can be seen everywhere on the
island basking in the mid day sun on top of rocks. Tree frogs also come
in a wide variety of colors and are part of the magic of nature on the
Although there is much more to experience then the geography and
diversity of its inhabitants; you will just have to visit in order to
experience the breath and scope of its geography and wildlife first
Although there is much more to experience then the geography and diversity of its inhabitants; you will just have to visit in order to experience the breath and scope of its geography and wildlife first hand!
that you have found this information useful in planning your next visit