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Culture Paricutin, The Volcano That Grew Out Of A Cornfield

Rarely do volcanologist get to watch the birth, growth, and death of a volcano. Paricutin provided such an opportunity. Paricutin is a cinder cone volcano located in the state of Michoacan, in Mexico,……

Culture The Petrified Waterfalls of Hierve el Agua

Hierve el Agua is located in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, about 70 km east of Oaxaca city, and 14 km southeast of the town of Mitla. Hierve el Agua is Spanish for the water boils, and the name comes f……

Culture A Hidden Beach in Marieta Islands Formed by Military Bombing

Marieta Islands are a group of small uninhabited islands a few miles off the coast of Nayarit, in Mexico. Ever since the islands was labelled a national park, there has been an increase in marine life……

Culture The Cave Pearls of Gruta de las Canicas

Cave pearls are small, spherical calcite formations the size of marbles that are formed by the concentric deposition of calcium salts around a nucleus such as a grain of sand. As its name suggests, ca……

Culture The Tree of Tule

El Árbol del Tule, Spanish for The Tree of Tule, is a mighty Montezuma cypress located in the town center of Santa María del Tule in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. Its existence has been chronicled for……

Culture The Volcanic Crater of Xico

Cerro de Xico or the Hill of Xico lies at the extreme southern end of Mexico City in the municipality of Xico within the Chichinautzin volcanic field. Cerro de Xico isnt actually a hill, as evident fr……

Culture Paricutin, The Volcano That Grew Out Of A Cornfield

Rarely do volcanologist get to watch the birth, growth, and death of a volcano. Paricutin provided such an opportunity. Paricutin is a cinder cone volcano located in the state of Michoacan, in Mexico,……

Culture The Petrified Waterfalls of Hierve el Agua

Hierve el Agua is located in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, about 70 km east of Oaxaca city, and 14 km southeast of the town of Mitla. Hierve el Agua is Spanish for the water boils, and the name comes f……

Culture Cenotes of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico

Cenotes are natural pits or sinkholes resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater underneath. They are especially associated with the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico, which i……

Culture The Volcanic Crater of Xico

Cerro de Xico or the Hill of Xico lies at the extreme southern end of Mexico City in the municipality of Xico within the Chichinautzin volcanic field. Cerro de Xico isnt actually a hill, as evident fr……

Culture Cenotes of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico

Cenotes are natural pits or sinkholes resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater underneath. They are especially associated with the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico, which i……

Culture Giant Crystal Cave in the Mexican Desert

Nearly 1,000ft below the Chihuahua Desert in Mexico, a gigantic cave was discovered by two brothers drilling in the Naica lead and silver mine in 2007-2008. It was an eerie sight. Obelisks shaped crys……