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Miguel Alemán Lake by Sierra Madre Oriental Range, Mexico – February 19th, 2011

18.4N 97W

February 19th, 2011 Category: Image of the day, Lakes, Mountains

Mexico - January 30th, 2011

This APM image shows part of the Sierra Madre Oriental Range, in eastern Mexico. The mountains become steeper as one moves southwestward, away from the coastal plain.

In the upper left quadrant is the irregularly shaped Miguel Alemán Lake, in northern Oaxaca. It is connected by a channel to the Cerro de Oro Reservoir.

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