Cenote Alameda, Sistema Zacatón

Main characteristics

Coordinates: 23.0319 N -98.1646 W
No:122        (list of all attractions)
Category:Sinkholes, Lakes, bays and streams
Address:North America, Mexico, Tamaulipas, southern part of the state, 15 km north-west from Aldama town
Alternate names:Poza Alemeda

One of the monuments in the unique Sistema Zacatón is Cenote Alameda - large, deep sinkhole next to farm buildings.

Sistema Zacatón is area with incredible characteristics unparalleled in the world. In total area contains some 20 unusual features - sinkholes, caves, springs created by deep groundwater heated by volcanic processes. Karstification processes here continue today as well - acidic groundwater continues to strip away the limestone and deposits it in unusual travertine formations.










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  1. Marcus Gary, Alameda, Sistema Zacatón, research homepage. Accessed on June 27, 2010

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