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Mexico State High Points

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RankStatePeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 3)Ascent Date
1.MorelosVolcán Popocatépetl17,717Cordillera Neovolcanica1990-01-11
1.MéxicoVolcán Popocatépetl17,717Cordillera Neovolcanica1990-01-11
3.PueblaPico de Orizaba18,491Cordillera Neovolcanica1990-01-18
3.VeracruzPico de Orizaba18,491Cordillera Neovolcanica1990-01-18
 TlaxcalaVolcán La Malinche14,501Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 JaliscoNevado de Colima13,976Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 ChiapasVolcán Tacaná13,343Chiapas Ranges 
 Ciudad de MéxicoCerro Ajusco12,917Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 MichoacánCerro Tancítaro12,598Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 ColimaVolcán de Colima12,533Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 CoahuilaCerro San Rafael12,205Sierra Madre Oriental 
 Nuevo LeónCerro el Potosí12,205Sierra Madre Oriental 
 OaxacaCerro el Nacimiento12,139Sierra Madre del Sur 
 GuerreroCerro Teotepec11,614Sierra Madre del Sur 
 TamaulipasCerro Peña Nevada11,483Sierra Madre Oriental 
 HidalgoCerro La Peña de Tepozán11,056Cordillera Neovolcanica 
 GuanajuatoCerro El Zamorano11,024Mexican Plateau 
 QuerétaroCerro El Zamorano11,024Mexican Plateau 
 DurangoCerro Gordo10,997Sierra Madre Occidental 
 ChihuahuaCerro Mohinora10,837Sierra Madre Occidental 
 ZacatecasCerro El Refugio10,499Mexican Plateau 
 San Luis PotosíCerro Grande10,433Mexican Plateau 
 Baja CaliforniaPicacho del Diablo10,154Baja California 
 AguascalientesSierra Fría9908Sierra Madre Occidental 
 SinaloaCerro Alto Tapanco9695Sierra Madre Occidental 
 NayaritCerro Del Faro9055Sierra Madre Occidental 
 SonoraCerro San Jose8858Mexican Plateau 
 Baja California SurSierra La Laguna High Point6824Baja California 
 TabascoTabasco High Point3806Chiapas Ranges 
 CampecheCerro Champerico1280Yucatan 
 Quintana RooCerro El Charro787Yucatan 
 YucatánCerro Benito Juaréz689Yucatan 

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List Description

There are 31 States in Mexico, plus the Distrito Federal of Mexico City, for a total of 32 state equivalents. Owing to the state of mapping in Mexico, many of these peaks on this list are tentative and not particularly precise. Relatively good 1:50,000 topo maps exist for the country, but they do not always show the state lines very well.

Sources:

  • Book County High Points by Andy Martin; list compiled 1991 by Andy Martin. An excellent source, with "Certainty" ratings for each peak as to whether or not it is the high point.
  • My own research, checking, and judgement calls.
  • Internet sites listed below.
  • Links

         Mexico State High Points
         XPMexico--Mountains of Mexico

     


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