Otoch Ma'ax Yetel Kooh Ramsar Site Historical

Otoch Ma'ax Yetel Kooh Ramsar Site Historical (HM1WUP)

Location: , Quintana Roo Solidaridad
Country: Mexico

N 20° 38.747', W 87° 37.923'

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Sitio Ramsar - Área de Protección de Flora y FaunaOtoch Ma'ax Yetel KoohRamsar Convención sobre los Humedales(Ramsar, Irán 1971)
Este sitio está ubicado en el Municipio de Valladolid, Yucatán y se inscribió a la lista Ramsar el 2 de Febrero de 2008 con el número 1763, porque se considera como parte de un corredor de selvas medianas, bajas e inundables, ubicándose dentro de un complejo de lagunas, cenotes y amplias depresiones inundables, dispersos en una amplia superficie
que cuenta con vestigios arqueológicos de época prehispánica. Este sitio tiene un área de 5,367.4 ha, y cuenta con 222 especies de flora: 19 endémicas de esta Península. Diversas especies de flora tienen variados usos para las comunidades: medicinal, material para construcción, artesanías y usos ceremoniales. Se tienen registradas nueve endémicas de la Península, 215 especies de aves, 114 especies son residentes y 44 migratorias y transeúntes. Además es hábitat de especies en peligro de extinción como el jaguar, tigrillo y mono araña. En el Cenote "Las Calaveras" se encontraron restos óseos que pertenecieron a los antiguos
pobladores mayas, que datan del periodo Preclásico (2500 a.C. - 200 d.C.) al Postclásico (900-1521 d.C.). Por
su ubicación geográfica, se sitúa dentro de los límites del Estado de Quintana
Roo pero administrativamente pertenece a ejido de Valladolid, Yucatán por disputas territoriales.
English translation:
Ramsar Site for the Protection of Flora and FaunaOtoch Ma'ax Yetel KoohRamsar Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran 1971)
This site is located in the Municipality of Valladolid, Yucatán and placed on the list of Ramsar Protected Sites on February 2, 2008 with the number 1763. It is considered part of a corridor of medium-sized, low and floodable forests located within a complex of lagoons, cenotes and wide, floodable depressions, all dispersed over a wide area. The site also has archaeological vestiges from pre-Hispanic times. This site has an area of 5,367.4 ha, and has 222 species of flora: 19 endemic to this Peninsula. Diverse species of flora have varied uses for the communities: medicinal, materials for construction, handicrafts and ceremonial uses. There are nine endemic species of fauna in the Peninsula. Here there are 215 species of birds, of which 114 species are resident and 44 that are migratory. It is also a habitat for endangered species such as jaguar, tigrillo and the spider monkey. In the "Las Calaveras" cenote bones were found that belonged to the previous Mayan inhabitants, dating from the Preclassic period (2500 BCE - 200 AD) to the Postclassic period (900-1521 AD). Its geographical location is
technically located within the limits of the State of Quintana Roo but administratively it belongs to the ejido of Valladolid, Yucatán due to territorial disputes.
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HM NumberHM1WUP
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Placed ByINAH, SEMARNAT, CONANP y otras organizaciones mexicanas y internacionales
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16Q E 434157 N 2283074
Decimal Degrees20.64578333, -87.63205000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 20° 38.747', W 87° 37.923'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds20° 38' 44.82" N, 87° 37' 55.38" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near QROO 109, Quintana Roo , MX
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