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2014-09-22 04:20:16

Premier Resort Vacations Highlights the fall Happenings at the Mazatlan Marina. CANCUN, Mexico, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Premier Resort Vacations knows that travelers want to find a destination that is full of fun and excitement, with a variety of different interests, should look no further than Mazatlán. Travelers know that Mazatlán has a number of amazing offerings, from artistic events and festivals to amazing dining options and cultural offerings all throughout the city....

2014-09-20 23:00:24

Guests Safe, Resort Unharmed, Services Operating at 100 Percent Islands of Loreto, Baja, Mexico (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto today announced the resort did not experience any damage in relation to Hurricane Odile and is fully operational, with all amenities and activities available. Hurricane Odile struck Cabo San Lucas the night of September 14, 2014, bringing intense wind, rain and powerful surf conditions. Located on the east side of the Baja...

2014-09-20 23:00:18

Guests Returned Home and Resorts Experienced Minimal Damage Los Cabos, Baja, Mexico (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 The Villa Group announced today that its Los Cabos properties, including Villa del Palmar Cabo San Lucas, Villa La Estancia and Villa del Arco, experienced minimal damages in relation to Hurricane Odile, with plans to welcome guests back to the properties by the beginning of October. As of Sept. 19, all members and guests of the Villa Group’s Los Cabos properties have returned...

2014-09-18 23:14:28

Vacation Palm Springs is offering an affordable alternative for vacationers whose Cabo San Lucas trips have been impacted by hurricane Odile. Palm Springs, Ca (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 Hurricane Odile hit the coast of Baja, California on September 15th, 2014 with devastating effects on many resorts and businesses in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Vacationers whose upcoming travel plans have been cancelled as a result can find affordable alternatives in a private Palm Springs vacation pool home....

2014-08-27 23:13:56

Some 57,000 children have been sent unaccompanied by their parents to the United States because of the rise of violence in Mexico and Central America. The Madison, Wisconsin, based organization Canyon Scholars is a model for preventing migration to the United States described in the August 13, 2014, edition of the CAP TIMES. Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The plight is now coming to light of some 57,000 children sent unaccompanied by their parents to the United States because...

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...


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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