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cenote

[sə′nōd·ē]
(civil engineering)
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Natural sinkholes are formed from limestone bedrock and the cenote is created when the limestone is dissolved by rainwater action.
But with the support of our informative and funny guide I swam to where the cave opens up inside in a cenote (a flooded sinkhole), where bats whizz past your head as you take in the view.
We will enter again and this time we will try to open it to see if the passageway leads us to the entrance of the cenote beneath the pyramid.
During the 60 d when the cameras operated, we obtained 24 GPS locations of the jaguar on the cenote area, including 12 occasions when the jaguar was using the southern portion of the cenote inside the location cluster previously identified.
If you can, visit a cenote on your own in the morning, before the coach tours arrive, for one of the most serene and surreal swims you will have in your life.
The importance of cenotes in conserving bat assemblages in the Yucatan, Mexico.
A partir del ano 2003, la presencia constante de turismo en la zona motivo la llegada e invasion al interior de la zona arqueologica de una gran cantidad de vendedores ambulantes que ocupan indebidamente los accesos y zonas restringidas, como los alrededores del Cenote Sagrado, para ofrecer sus productos que en la mayoria de los casos, ellos no elaboran y son de muy mala calidad.
Christina Saenz de Santamaria has been practising in the stunning cenote caves of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula and the waters around Koh Tao in the Gulf of Thailand.
La investigacion comenzo con la ingenua intencion de revisar la historia del "saqueo" del Cenote Sagrado de Chichen Itza, sin medir las consecuencias que vendrian de la propuesta.
Muchos de estos toponimos --como el cenote Akula en Xcalakdzonot-- aparecen en documentos escritos en maya y espanol entre los siglos XVI y XVIII (Julio Hoil Gutierrez comunicacion personal 2010).
Lo mismo se repitio en los trayectos desde la gran explanada hacia el Cenote Sagrado o hacia la zona de Chichen Viejo.