Chihuahuan Desert

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Noun1.Chihuahuan Desert - a desert in western Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and northern Mexico
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
Arizona, Grand Canyon State, AZ - a state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon
Land of Enchantment, New Mexico, NM - a state in southwestern United States on the Mexican border
Lone-Star State, Texas, TX - the second largest state; located in southwestern United States on the Gulf of Mexico
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For "Sicario," Deakins' second film with director Denis Villeneuve, capturing the harsh, brutal light of Mexico's Chihuahua Desert was key.
Driving through the Chihuahua Desert, they retrace the route of nineteenth-century American writer Ambrose Bierce (who disappeared during the Mexican Revolution) and try to piece together their lives after a devastating incident involving their adolescent son.
This oasis in the middle of the Chihuahua desert is a time machine for organisms that, together as a community, have transformed our blue planet yet have survived all extinctions.
But a few hundred miles farther west, El Paso's half-million residents have plenty of water even though they live in the middle of the Chihuahua Desert, thanks to a massive desalinization plant and a successful 20-year-old conservation program.
As the international community continues to shake its head at Mexico's biggest human rights stain, more mutilated female corpses turn up in the Chihuahua desert like spent beer cans.
The Mapimi Biosphere Reserve is a loosely defined 425,000-acre expanse of land in the center of Mexico's Chihuahua Desert.
Other pipeline projects included the Williams 235 mile Longhorn Pipeline Project through portions of the Chihuahua Desert in far West Texas and the CIG 116 mile Pipeline Project in Colorado.
Davis takes scientists over the Chihuahua Desert twice a year, to help them collect imagery to study interactions between landscapes and climate.
As I began walking across the northern edge of the great Chihuahua Desert my body rebelled, my soft feet were robbed raw and bled, my shoulders were bruised and every joint ached.
Despite this, the creation and the first years of development of the Mapimi Biosphere Reserve in the Chihuahua Desert has helped transform ideas about the dilemma between protection and development, and it has been the basis of the Mexi-can model of biosphere reserve.
and sets off into the Chihuahua desert, headed for the United States.