Pico de Orizaba


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Noun1.Pico de Orizaba - an extinct volcano in southern Mexico between Mexico City and VeracruzPico de Orizaba - an extinct volcano in southern Mexico between Mexico City and Veracruz; the highest peak in Mexico (18,695 feet)
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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Best known as Pico de Orizaba, the volcano is regularly climbed by professional climbers from around the world, but also attracts poorly-equipped amateurs.
The HAWC Observatory is located at an elevation of 13,500 feet, flanking the Sierra Negra volcano inside Pico de Orizaba National Park in the Mexican state of Puebla.
Solo anotare el caso de Yanga, nombre de un principe africano que con un grupo de negros cimarrones, mestizos y hasta espanoles que escapaban de la justicia, fundaron el pueblo a principios del siglo XVII, en las faldas del Pico de Orizaba.
Esta rodeado por uno de los paisajes mas fabulosos, poderosos y dramaticos de Mexico: La Malintzin (Nuestra Senora), El Pico de Orizaba (El Citlaltepetl, El Monte de la Estrella), su rival en amor: Don Goyo humeante, despierto (El Popocatepetl), y su Mujer Dormida (La Volcana, Ixtazihuatl) en su espejo: el Lago de Valsequillo (Oberon viendo a Titania encantada): ni el mismo Dr.
Estuvimos cuatro semanas acampando en, distintas alturas del Pico de Orizaba, la ultima semana la pasamos arriba de los cinco mil metros.
Beaman 2194 (GH, MEXU, UC); NE slope of Pico de Orizaba, 3200-3300 m, 6VII.
La tradicion tambien senalaba que, en 1552 o 1553, los vecinos agregaron a su pueblo a los indios que vivian "en su Gentilidad" en las faldas del Pico de Orizaba para que trabajaran como operarios en sus carros; y en 1602 una orden real dispuso que se anadieran a la fundacion de espanoles "varios pueblecillos de yndios" que fueron congregados en sitios contiguos al pueblo principal y solamente se les asigno tierra para sus casas porque el lugar contaba con ejidos y pastos para todos los habitantes.
Giluwe (Papua New Guinea), Elbrus (Russia), Pico de Orizaba (Mexico) and finished with Ojos del Salado (Chile) on Dec.
Watch as Bill and Gary resort to using vines and trees as swings to push Ruby through the lush forests - Tarzan-style; witness a possible record-breaking climb over the 14,000-ft high (over 4,260 meters) southeastern Pico De Orizaba Mountain - the tallest in Mexico - which has the reputation of swallowing explorers in its crags; and hold your breath as the trio attempt to navigate across a host of sites where no car has ever gone before, including tackling a volcanic crater lake - rumoured to have been a site of human sacrifice climb and fording the Rio Hardy by raft.
Gary Guller survived the catastrophic fall at Pico de Orizaba, an accident that claimed the life of his best friend and eventually led to the loss of his his left arm.
The past ascents of Moharrak, who is originally from Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, include Kilimanjaro, Mount Vinson, Mount Elbrus, Aconcagua, Kala Pattar, Pico de Orizaba and Iztaccihuatl.
Her past ascents include: Kilimanjaro, Mount Vinson, Mount Elbrus, Aconcagua, Kala Pattar, Pico de Orizaba, and Iztaccihuatl.