The Sierra Madre Oriental

Posted November 23rd, 2012  by Go_Gringo ·  No Comments

Situated in northeastern Mexico on the eastern portion of the Mexican Plateau, the Sierra Madre Oriental Mountains span roughly 620 miles.  It ranges through Mexico states of Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosi, Hidalgo, Queretaro, and Puebla.  One of the highest peaks of the Sierra Madre Oriental is Cerro San Rafael located in Coahuila;…

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The Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt

Posted November 19th, 2012  by Go_Gringo ·  No Comments

While many know this range as the Sierra Nevada or Snowy Mountain Range, it is officially called the Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt and it extends across Mexico for roughly 559 miles.  This volcanic range boasts many peaks that remain snow-covered all year long.  It ranges from west to east from the states of Jalisco to Veracruz…

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