How are rocky sierra madre and Andes mountains related?
If you traveled in a straight line from San Diego California to Mexico City Mexico you would pass through mountains. Which mountains would they be?
Sierra Juarez (Baja California) Sierra San Pedro Mártir (Baja California) Sierra de la Giganta (Baja California) Sierra de la Laguna (Baja California) Sierra Madre Occidental Sierra Madre Oriental Sierra Madre del Sur Eje Volcánico Transversal Chichinautzin or Sierra del Ajusco Tuxtla Mountains Sierra Madre de Chiapas (Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador) Sierra Madre Oriental Sierra Madre Occidental Sierra Madre del Sur Sierra del Lacandón (Guatemala, Mexico) Pacific Coast Ranges, Mexico to Alaska the sierra madre…
The Sierra Madre Occidental and Sierra Madre Oriental mountain ranges qualify as such. The Sierra Madre Occidental is an extension of the Sierra Nevada, while the Sierra Madre Oriental would be an extension of the Rocky Mountains. Both mountain ranges converge at the Transvolcanic Belt, in central-southern Mexico.
There are many mountains in Mexico, such as the Popocatepetl, Iztaccihuatl, Cofre de Perote or Pico de Orizaba. If you mean "mountain ranges", there are three in Mexico. One is the Sierra Madre Oriental on eastern Mexico; the other is the Sierra Madre Occidental on western Mexico and the Sierra Madre del Sur on southern Mexico.
The general term for these mountains in North America is the Pacific Coast Ranges, which run from the Gulf of Alaska to Panama : - The Chugach Mountains of Alaska - The Saint Elias Mountains of Alaska and west-central Canada (includes Mount Logan) - The Cascades range of Canada, Washington, Oregon, and northern California, along with lower mountains of the Insular range of British Columbia, the Olympic Mountains of western Washington, the Klamath Mountains, the…
Not surrounded, as Mexico is a country with coastlines on the Pacific Ocean, as well as the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. It has, however, mountains and mountain ranges within its territory. Those mountain ranges would be the Sierra Madre Occidental, Sierra Madre Oriental and Sierra Madre del Sur, including mountains such as the Popocatepetl volcano (5,426 metres or 17,802 ft of altitude) and the Pico de Orizaba (5,636 metres or 18,490 ft).
Both have the same average altitude with 2,500-3,000 meters (8,196 - 9,836 feet) above sea level. However, Sierra Madre Oriental has the tallest mountains with the Cerro San Rafael (3,700 meters / 12,131 feet) being the tallest, versus Sierra Madre Occidental's Cerro Mohinora (3,300 meters / 10,827 feet).
Hundreds of them. Mexico has three mountain ranges: the Sierra Madre Occidental, Sierra Madre Oriental and Sierra Madre del Sur. Due to the subtropical climate found-out through Mexico, most mountains are not snow-capped. Some examples include: Pico de Orizaba Popocatepetl Colima volcano Nevado de Toluca Cerro Tiotepec Cerro El Nacimiento
The interior is filled with mountains, those of which are Sierra Madre Occidental and Sierra Madre Oriental Mountains. The Sierra Madre Occidental and Sierra Madre Oriental mountains frame the huge Plateau of Mexico. In the middle lies the Central Plateau. There are also volcanoes. They had fertile land to farm and to get this they used basalt and obsidian. Farther south is a region of highlands. This is a rugged land of steep ridges and…