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Did you know? The world's smallest volcano is in Puebla, Mexico Tony Burton

The Cuexcomate volcano, in a suburb of the city of Puebla, is generally considered to be the world's smallest volcano.   The world's smallest volcano Weighing in at an estimated 40 metric tons, i... read more

Volcanoes in Mexico Ron Mader

When Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés was asked to describe Mexico in the early 1500s, he is said to have crumpled up a piece of paper and set it on a table, demonstrating Mexico's mountainous land... read more

Did you know? Small village in Mexico wins UN Development Prize Tony Burton

Every two years, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) awards the Equator prize (worth 30,000 dollars) to communities that have shown "outstanding achievement in the reduction of poverty thro... read more

Did you know? An early ascent of Mexico's highest peak, El Pico de Orizaba Tony Burton

Scientists first explored El Pico de Orizaba, Mexico's highest peak, as long ago as 1838. El Pico de Orizaba, or Citlaltépetl (= star), is Mexico's highest peak, with a summit 5,746 meters (18,853 fe... read more

The Volcanoes of Colima Tony Burton

The Volcán de Fuego In the past 400 years, the Volcán de Fuego has been the most active volcano in Mexico, and indeed one of the most active in the world, having erupted at least 30 times sin... read more

The magnetic deserts of the world - Zone of Silence, Mexico, gateway to the universe Armin Gómez

A desert whose immensity borders mountains that look like craters, where an abundance of aereolites are scattered around it, just like the memory of a test missile that fell in its arid territory, make the mysterious Zone of Silence in the north of Mexico a sidereal scene. The magnificent vista of the celestial vault from there contributes to this impression; it permits one to appreciate the constant showers of stars and of some artificial satellites in movement, accompanied by the blanket of silence that effectively covers this faraway place where, it is said, the radios' electromagnetic waves cannot penetrate. read more

AREA AROUND THE COLIMA VOLCANO Area around the Colima volcano Discussion Thread Forum

Posted by dave on Mayo 04, 2000 Can anyone tell me what the area is like around the Colima volcano? I am interested in learning if there are any small villages, lakes and nice valleys around the... read more

Mexican fire opals Don & Collen Graham

Few gemstones evoke the excitement of a precious fire opal. The flashy show of this gem makes each specimen unique, a fountain of mystery, enchantment and legend. Some say that opals convey foresight a... read more

The geology and geography of Lake Chapala and western Mexico Jack Leyden

The following is a story concerning an ancient lake that covered a large area of the State of Jalisco and spread into Michoacan and Aguascalientes. This map is a visual portrayal of the lake superimpos... read more
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