Sierra Madre Occidental


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Related to Sierra Madre Occidental: Sierra Madre del Sur, Sierra Madre Oriental, Sierra Madre Mountains

Sierra Madre Oc·ci·den·tal

 (ŏk′sĭ-dĕn′təl, ōk′sē-dĕn-täl′)
A mountain range of northwest Mexico running parallel to the Pacific coastline and adjoining the Mexican plateau. It extends for about 1,610 km (1,000 mi) southward from the border of Arizona.
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Noun1.Sierra Madre Occidental - a mountain range in northwestern Mexico that runs south from Arizona parallel to the Pacific coastline
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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The Huichol Indians are from Mexico's Sierra Madre Occidental region.
The Sierra de Vallejo on the Nayarit side and the Sierra Madre Occidental on the Jalisco side provide plenty of texture to a landscape that can be breathed in through the eyes.
But there is one significant difference: while the search for the Ivory-billed Woodpecker was conducted in the sleepy bayous of America's Deep South, the search for the Imperial Woodpecker (Campephilus imperialis) takes place in what is arguably the most dangerous place in North America, Mexico's Sierra Madre Occidental.
Beautiful natural landmarks include Copper Canyon, which consists of six canyons in Sierra Madre Occidental in the southwestern part of Chihuahua.
is a Canadian based mineral exploration company with a focus on Mexican Gold, Copper and Silver mining areas known as the Guerrero Gold Belt, Southern Mexican Gold Belt and the Sierra Madre Occidental Belt.
Sydney, Australia, Sep 25, 2010 - (ABN Newswire) - Azure Minerals Limited (ASX:AZS) is a mineral exploration company operating in the world renowned Sierra Madre Occidental mining province in northern Mexico.
The study area lies west of two of the largest mountain systems of continental Mexico, the Sierra Madre Occidental and the Sierra Madre del Sur.
Furst, whose lifelong encounter with the intellectual culture and society of the Huichol native people of Mexico's Sierra Madre Occidental first begin in the 1960s, presents Rock Crystals & Peyote Dreams: Explorations In The Huichol Universe, an updated collection of numerous articles about Huichol life that Furst has previously published over the years.
Centruroides limpidus limpidus (Karsch 1879) is found in the Balsas River basin, between the eastern slopes of the Sierra Madre Occidental and south of the Sierra Madre Transversal (Beutelspacher 2000; Fet et al.
THE QUIET MOUNTAINS: A Ten-Year Search for the Last Wild Trout of Mexico's Sierra Madre Occidental
Its range is thought to be centered in the northern Sierra Madre Occidental of Mexico, but the eastern and southern distributional limits are not clear.
Fifty-year-old Philip True, who was raised in the San Fernando Valley, was strangled with a neckerchief several days before Mexican soldiers recovered his body from a 330-foot ravine Wednesday in the remote Sierra Madre Occidental.