The sierra madre oriental is a sprawling 1000km long mountain range in north eastern mexico which includes several mini ranges under its catch all title. Sierra madre del sur is a mountain range in mexico extending 1 000m from southern michoacan east through guerrero to eastern oaxaca.
The median elevation of both mountain ranges is 2 200 2 250 meters with some peaks at 3 000 meters.
Map of mexico mountain ranges. Mexico mountain ranges rivers map. A full page google map showing the exact location of 5 mountain ranges in mexico city. Several important mountain ranges dominate the landscape of southern and southeastern mexico.
Some of these include the sierra del burro and the so called coahuilón a portmanteau reflective of the fact that the range straddles the mexican states of coahuila and nuevo león. Openstreetmap download coordinates as. Mexico is crossed from north to south by two major mountain ranges the sierra madre oriental extends approx.
Mountain ranges of mexico. 14 top rated places to visit in mexico. The gulf coastal plain lies to the east of the sierra madre occidental range fronting the gulf of mexico.
The highest point is cero mohinora at 10 662 ft 3 250m. Of the 40 highest major summits of mexico three peaks exceed 5000 meters 16 404 feet elevation eight peaks exceed 4000 meters 13 123 feet and 28 peaks exceed 3000 meters 9843 feet elevation. Enlarge map print map.
Mountain ranges of baja. The sierra madre del sur extends 1 200 kilometers along mexico s southern coast from the southwestern part of the cordillera neovolcánica to the nearly flat isthmus of tehuantepec. Touristlink also has a map of all the mountain ranges in mexico.
Map all coordinates using. Numerous rivers run through mainland mexico with mountains running mainly along the western side of the mainland and down the baja peninsula. This category has the following 12 subcategories out of 12 total.
Map this section s coordinates using. 1 350 km and sierra madre occidental extends approx 5 000 kilometers which are the extension of the rocky mountains.