DEIMOS-1 Image of the week (acquired 17/02/2015): Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Terminos lagoon and Carmen island on the northwest corner of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula are featured in this image. The lagoon is formed by the Palizada and Candelaria rivers. Shrimp, fish, and turtles can be found in Términos and crocodiles can be found in the smaller adjacent lagoons. The lagoon was designated as a federally protected area for flora and fauna in 1994 by the Mexican government.