Numerous rivers run through mainland mexico with mountains running mainly along the western side of the mainland and down the baja peninsula. Mexico mountain ranges rivers map.
Mexico is bounded to the north by the united states to the west and south by the pacific ocean to the east by the gulf of mexico and to the southeast by belize guatemala and the caribbean sea.
Physical map of mexico mountains. It consists of the sierra madre occidental to the west the sierra madre oriental to the east and the sierra madre del sur to the south. 14 top rated places to visit in mexico. 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.
Physical map illustrates the mountains lowlands oceans lakes and rivers and other physical landscape features of mexico. The sierra madre occidental range runs north to south from the sonora arizona border southeast through sonora chihuahua sinaloa durango zacatecas nayarit jalisco augascalientes to guanajuato where it joins the sierra madre del sur and the transverse volcanic axis of central mexico. These ranges enclose the great central mexican plateau which itself is a part of the system although the northern.
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. Of the 40 most prominent summits of méxico only pico de orizaba exceeds 4000 meters 13 123 feet of topographic prominence popocatépetl exceeds 3000 meters 9843 feet five peaks exceed 2000 meters 6562 feet and 26 peaks are ultra prominent summits with at least 1500 meters 4921 feet of topographic prominence. The northernmost constituent of latin.
As observed on the physical map of mexico above the country has an extremely diverse topography. Differences in land elevations relative to the sea level are represented by color. From its farthest land points mexico is a little over 3 200 km in length.
Mexico is located at about 23 n and 102 w in the southern portion of north america. Enlarge map print map. The geography of mexico describes the geographic features of mexico a country in the americas.
Mexico map in hd high resolution physical map of mexico mexico rivers map showing the major rivers and hydrography of mexico mexico peaks map showing the highest peaks and mountains in mexico mexico physical map mexico geography map showing the major geographical features of mexico states of mexico. Mexico is a large and diverse country featuring many ecological and geographic zones although mountains are easily the most abundant landform. Sierra madre mountain system of mexico.