Sierra Madre Oriental

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Sierra Madre Or·ien·tal

 (ôr′ē-ĕn-täl′, ô-ryĕn-)
A mountain range of northeast Mexico rising as barren hills south of the Rio Grande and roughly paralleling the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Noun1.Sierra Madre Oriental - a mountain range in northeastern Mexico the runs parallel to the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
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It is strategically located along a prominent northwest-trending regional structure formed along the western margin of the Sierra Madre Oriental that hosts numerous high-grade current and past operating mines including Naica (26Mt @ 213g/t Ag, 5.9% Pb, 5.6% Zn and 0.4% Cu) and the Velardena district (+15Mt @ 175g/t Ag, 0.5g/t Au, 4.0% Pb, 5.0% Zn, and 2.5% Cu).
Orogenesis has pushed up mountain chains all across Mexico, including the Sierra Madre Oriental, Sierra Madre Occidental and Sierra Madre del Sur.
Conotrachelus aguacatae had high environmental suitability in the model output for the central-western region of Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt province, adjacent areas of Mexican Plateau and Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt provinces, adjacent areas of Balsas Basin and Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt provinces, across Sierra Madre del Sur, adjacent areas of Balsas Basin and Sierra Madre Oriental, and central Sierra Madre Oriental biogeographic provinces (Fig.
La mayor parte de los registros de moluscos terrestres en Tamaulipas, como es comun a diversos grupos faunisticos y floristicos, pertenecen a la Sierra Madre Oriental. Solo a partir de 1987, con la creacion de la Coleccion de Moluscos del Instituto Tecnologico de Ciudad Victoria, se ha revisado con mayor regularidad la Sierra de Tamaulipas.
El Golfo de Mexico y la Sierra Madre Oriental son las provincias mas cercanamente relacionadas; estas a su vez forman el grupo hermano del Altiplano Mexicano, y por ultimo estas forman el grupo hermano de la Faja Volcanica Transmexicana.
Scrubs are distributed in the North and Central part of the State of Tamaulipas (Sanchez-Colon et al., 2009) and are usually located in plain surfaces although they also occur at the lower part of the Sierra Madre Oriental, where they are known as submontane scrubs (VillegasDuran et al., 2000).
1995, Hinton 25425 (ANSM, TEX); Mesa de las Tablas, Nunez 10 (MEXU); Sierra Madre Oriental, 25 13' N, 100 28' W, 2750 m, 25 jul.