Copper Bank

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Copper Bank
Copper Bank Laguna
Copper Bank Laguna
Copper Bank is located in Belize
Copper Bank
Copper Bank
Location of Copper Bank village
Coordinates: 18°19′16.09″N 88°21′21.17″W / 18.3211361°N 88.3558806°W / 18.3211361; -88.3558806
Country  Belize
District Corozal District
Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Time zone Central (UTC-6)
Climate Aw

Copper Bank is a fishing village in the Corozal District of Belize. It is situated on the west bank of Laguna Seca, a shallow lagoon that empties into Chetumal Bay just north-east of the village. The closest settlement is Chunox, located approximately 1.25 miles away on the east bank of the Laguna Seca.

Access to the village is possible by road from Orange Walk, via the villages of San Estevan and Progresso. It is also possible to reach the village by road from Corozal, crossing the New River via the Pueblo Nuevo ferry, and from the populated community of Sarteneja, via a ferry across the mouth of Laguna Seca.

The village has been suggested as the site of a lost Mayan town, Uatibal, and several artifacts have been found in the vicinity.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Masson, Marilyn A. (1997). "Overview of the 1997 Season of the Belize Postclassic Project". University at Albany.  |chapter= ignored (help)

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Coordinates: 18°19′16.09″N 88°21′21.17″W / 18.3211361°N 88.3558806°W / 18.3211361; -88.3558806