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Camotes

 

an interisland sea in the Philippine archipelago, between the islands of Leyte, Bohol, and Cebu.

The Camotes Sea joins the Visayan Sea to the north and the Mindanao Sea to the south, through the Canigao Channel and the Bohol Strait. The shores are low-lying in some places and steep in others. The depth of the sea reaches 323 m. The Camotes Islands are located toward the central part of the sea. The climate is tropical monsoon; typhoons are common from June through October. The water temperature in winter is 24°-27°C; in summer, 28°-29°C. The salinity is approximately 34.5 parts per thousand. The tides are irregular semidiurnal (1–2 m). Fishing is of local importance. The ports include San Isidro and Palompon (Leyte), Cebu (Cebu), and Talibon (Bohol Island).

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Que ni siquiera la del Tehuacan sin gas: tiene la fuerza del agua de los camotes, el poblano Melquiades.