The word gulf is a noun. Gulf means (1) an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding), (2) a deep wide chasm, (3) an arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land; larger than a bay.
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This environmental service page comprises information about environmental services careers in the United States of America plus a photo of an oil spill protection boom in the Gulf of Mexico.
Florida is the 26th largest state in the US. It is mainly a peninsula, bounded by Georgia and Alabama to the North, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the west.
Louisiana is the 33rd largest state in the USA, and is bordered by Arkansas to the north, the Gulf of Mexico to the south, Mississippi to the east, and Texas to the west.
Located on the continent of North America; Mexico is bounded by the USA to the north, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea to the east, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, and Central America to the southeast.
Mississippi is the 31st largest USA state, bordered by Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and the Gulf of Mexico. Visit this site to learn more about Mississippi and find printable maps of the state.