Road map plus bilingual English-Spanish booklet highlighting the Maya ruins of southern Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and western Honduras, with detailed plans of the major archaeological sites. Coverage of Mexico extends westward to Villahermosa and Tuxtla Gutierrez with, of course, the whole of Yucatan Peninsula, and in Honduras the map extends to east San Perdo Sula and San Miguel. The area’s road network includes rural unpaved roads and is shown with motorway exits, toll booths, and intermediate distances on main and secondary roads. Pan-American Highway is clearly indicated. Border crossings and locations of petrol stations are also marked.
Extensive overprint highlights numerous archeological sites, including those not open to the general public, World Heritage sites, and other places of interest, such as colonial monuments, museums, caves, etc. Detailed site plans are provided for Chichén Itzá, Palenque, Tulum, Copán, and Tikal. Also prominently marked are beaches, spas, and tourist resorts, with an enlargement for the Cancún area.
The region’s topography is shown by elevation colouring and peak heights, with swamps, seasonal rivers and lakes. National parks and nature reserves are clearly marked. Latitude and longitude lines are drawn at 1°intervals.
A separate 44-page bilingual booklet has brief descriptions of all the main sites, arranged by country or in Mexico by state. Also included in the booklet is an index of place names for the map.