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2014-07-10 08:30:17

Tecma brings its service offerings to Mexico's West Coast. EL PASO, Texas, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tecma Group of Companies has recently expanded the geographic reach of its Mexican shelter service offerings by establishing operations in Rosarito, a municipality of 65,000 residents in the western border state of Baja California. The community is situated twenty miles south of the principal Mexican West Coast border town of Tijuana. The Tecma Group of Companies first Baja...

2014-07-08 12:20:35

Introductory fares from $176 to Los Cabos and $186 to Puerto Vallarta* SEATTLE, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers can now book travel on Alaska Airlines new nonstop flights from Portland, Ore., to Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Pending approval by the Mexico Direccion General de Aeronautica Civil (DGAC), the airline plans to begin seasonal service between Portland and Los Cabos from Nov. 3 through April 27, 2015, and between Portland and Puerto Vallarta from Nov. 4...

2014-06-28 23:01:28

Dogs Now Receive VIP Treatment With the Pet Package at the "Beyond All-Inclusive, Beyond All-Compare" Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Riviera Nayarit, Mexico (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 According to the 2013 Pets Survey conducted by TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel community, 53 percent of respondents with pets travel with their collared companions, while the biggest concern (29 percent) about traveling with pets is that their animal will get "stressed out". Pet...

2014-06-18 12:29:24

The Mazatlán Music Day Festival is an annual musical celebration aimed toward promoting all of Mazatlán's tourist attractions as well as many local recording artists. MAZATLAN, Mexico, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- El Cid Timeshare knows that vacationers are always on the lookout for something new and exciting when they travel, and for those who will be spending time in Mazatlán this summer, El Cid Timeshare recommends the Mazatlán Music Day Festival - an entertaining and...

2014-06-10 12:21:38

Puerto Vallarta, one of Mexico's leading destinations, launched its newly renovated Website, www.visitpuertovallarta.com. PUERTO VALLARTA, Jalisco, Mexico, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Puerto Vallarta, one of Mexico's leading destinations, launched its newly renovated Website, www.visitpuertovallarta.com. Puerto Vallarta is constantly aiming to provide the latest in infrastructure and services constantly renovates its destination Website as a way to incorporate the latest...

2014-06-06 23:07:59

Led by Photographer Frank Hunter, Workshop Open to All Levels, Beginner to Aspiring Professional Oaxaca, Mexico (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 There is no other place in the world where Day of the Dead is celebrated with such energy, ritual, magic and color than Oaxaca, Mexico. From October 27 to November 4, 2014, photographers of all levels, from those with no experience to hobbyists to aspiring professionals, can capture it all: the people, costumes, food, religious practices and pre-Hispanic...

2014-06-05 23:16:55

The Nogales Port Authority's presentation at the US-Mexico "Binational Bridges and Border Meeting" in Tijuana on May 29 is an example of the efforts on the part of the Nogales Port Authority) to provide critical support for the growth of bi-national trade through Nogales. Nogales, Ariz. (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Bruce Bracker, Chairman of the Greater Nogales Santa Cruz County Port Authority (GNSCCPA), and Martha Rascon, Ex-Officio Board member of the Port Authority and...

2014-06-05 23:06:29

Luxury All-Inclusive Resorts in Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit Wave Single Supplement Fee for Single Parents, Plus 50 Percent Savings on Rates and More Riviera Nayarit, Mexico (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Through December 19, 2014, the luxury all-inclusive Grand Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya and Riviera Nayarit are waiving the single supplement fee for single parents traveling with their children, and one child receives their stay at 50 percent savings. Roundtrip airport transportation,...

2014-05-22 23:06:43

Casa Velas' Gourmet Mexican Cuisine Restaurant, Emiliano, Earns AAA Four Diamond Award Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Casa Velas' signature fine-dining restaurant, Emiliano, was awarded American Automobile Association's prestigious (AAA) Four Diamond award for restaurants. Only six restaurants in the Vallarta-Nayarit area hold the Four Diamond distinction, four of them owned by Velas Resort, including Piaf, Lucca and Frida, three restaurants located in Casa...

2014-05-21 23:00:53

Eight Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts (UVC) Properties Awarded ‘Best Hotel’ Distinction by U.S. News & World Report Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts (UVC) is proud to announce the Club recently was awarded eight 2014 U.S. News & World Report Best Hotels Awards. These prestigious annual awards are given based on the collective opinion of travel experts and guests, expressed through online reviews and ratings. “We believe this...


Latest Geography of Mexico Reference Libraries

Chihuahua White Pine, Pinus strobiformis
2014-07-14 15:53:18

Chihuahua white pine (Pinus strobiformis) is found in the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountains in Northern Mexico as well as in southern Mexico through Chihuahua and Durango to Jalisco. This pine has also been found growing in the US in AZ, CO, NM, and TX. Other common names include Border pine and Southwestern White pine. The Chihuahua white pine is a small to medium sized tree growing to heights of 50-80 feet with a height of 98 feet in perfect growing conditions. This tree likes to grow in...

Chihuahua pine, Pinus leiophylla
2014-02-21 15:54:49

Chihuahua pine (Pinus leiophylla) grows in Mexico along the Sierra Madre Occidental and Sierra Madre del Sur from Chihuahua to Oaxaca. This tree can also be found growing in the United States in southeast Arizona, southwest New Mexico, Durango, CO,  as well as South Africa and Australia. Commercial plantings can be found in the higher elevations of Kenya, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Zambia. The Chihuahua pine grows in high elevations from 5249 feet to 9843 feet. This pine requires 23.6-39.3...

Sky Islands
2009-07-04 14:40:55

Sky Islands are mountains located within ranges that are isolated by valleys in which other ecosystems are located. As a result, mountain ecosystems are isolated from each other, and species can develop separately, as occurs on island groups such as the Galápagos Islands. The best known example of sky islands are the northern end of the Sierra Madre Occidental in New Mexico, Arizona, Chihuahua and Sonora on the U.S.-Mexico border. Other sky islands of note in the U.S. are the Great...

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