Sierra Madre


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Sierra Madre

(Spanish ˈsjɛrra ˈmaðre)
n
(Placename) (functioning as singular) the main mountain system of Mexico, extending for 2500 km (1500 miles) southeast from the N border: consists of the Sierra Madre Oriental in the east, the Sierra Madre Occidental in the west, and the Sierra Madre del Sur in the south. Highest peak: Citlaltépetl, 5636 m (18 492 ft) (disputed)

Sier′ra Ma′dre

(ˈmɑ dreɪ)
n.
a mountain system in Mexico, comprising three ranges bordering the central plateau. Highest peak, Orizaba, 18,546 ft. (5653 m).
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Professor Joseph Beatriz Usita, Noble Blue Falcons International (NBFI) national chairman and father of Environmental Mountaineering in the Philippines, in a phone interview, said that 10 mountaineer-rescuers from the NBFI joined Thursday in the search and rescue operations for the missing light plane owned by Omni Aviation Academy and its student-pilot Dizon, in the Sierra Madre Mountains of Aurora.
The four Chinese nationals who were arrested on Tuesday in Bulacan province were caught with P3.2 million worth of illegally cut lumber from the Sierra Madre Mountain ranges ('P3.2-M 'hot' logs seized from Chinese man, 4 others in Bulacan, Inquirer.net, 7/17/19).
Martin Francisco, the chairperson of the Sagip Sierra Madre Environmental Society Inc., also said they have been receiving such reports, but only the DENR can confirm.
Orogenesis has pushed up mountain chains all across Mexico, including the Sierra Madre Oriental, Sierra Madre Occidental and Sierra Madre del Sur.
Some local officials and civil society groups are opposed to the construction of the dam, saying the project would displace residents, cause floods and damage the biodiversity of Sierra Madre.
Stechly, who last June accomplished another life goal by opening her own business in Schaumburg called Every Flower Has A Story, was among the volunteers selected for the Sierra Madre Rose Float Association's 88th parade entry, titled "Harmony's Garden."
Sierra Madre is the longest mountain range in the Philippines, spanning almost 500 kilometers in length.
The Cusi Mine lies within the Sierra Madre Occidental Mountain Range and located within the municipality of Cusihuiriachi in the central portion of Chihuahua State, Mexico.
Gallo is buying 542 acres of the well-known Sierra Madre Vineyard in the Santa Maria Valley AVA of Santa Barbara County from owner Circle Vision.
The episode aired October 1, 2017, and has since launched the company, Sierra Madre, from a budding startup headquartered in Vicksburg into a successful business venture with a second location in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and customers in more than 35 countries across the world.