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Mexican West Coast Ranges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointCerro Viejo (2960+ m/9711+ ft)
CountriesMexico
States/ProvincesJalisco (51%), Michoacán (26%), Nayarit (16%), Colima (7%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area65,159 sq km / 25,158 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent437 km / 272 mi North-South
965 km / 599 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long19° 53' N; 104° 45' W
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Map of Mexican West Coast Ranges
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Mexican West Coast Ranges.
Central Mexican RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Sierra Madre OccidentalLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Mexican PlateauLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sierra Madre OrientalLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Mexican West Coast RangesLevel 3
         Cordillera NeovolcanicaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sierra Madre del SurLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Mexican West Coast Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Cerro Viejo2960+9711+ 
2.Volcán de Tequila2920+9580+ 
3.Cerro las Conchas2880+9449+ 
4.Cerro las Capillas2880+9449+ 
5.Cerro El Torreón2660+8727+ 
6.Cerro La Bufa2600+8530+ 
7.Cerro Peña Gorda2560+8399+ 
8.Cerros Santa Elena2380+7808+ 
9.Cerro Llorón2320+7612+ 
10.Cerro Alto2220+7283+ 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Mexican West Coast Ranges

Cerro El Caballo
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El Caballo ("the horse") from the east--South Peak to the left and the highpoint to right, and the Cola de Caballo ("tail of the horse") is immediately left of the South Peak (2010-03-09). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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Cerro El Caballo-South Peak
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El Caballo ("the horse") from the east--South Peak to the left and the highpoint to right, and the Cola de Caballo ("tail of the horse") is immediately left of the South Peak (2010-03-09). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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Cola de Caballo
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El Caballo ("the horse") from the east--South Peak to the left and the highpoint to right, and the Cola de Caballo ("tail of the horse") is immediately left of the South Peak (2010-03-09). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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Cerro El Toro-Pico Norte
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South face of Cerro El Torro from foot of Peninsula de Juluapan in Manzanilo,Mexico Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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Cerro de La Cruz
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Manzanillo mountain range with the highpoint Cerro de la Cruz, Mirador El Vigia at left (north) end and Faro de Campos at right (South) end. Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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Cerro de San Pedrito
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Looking East at Cerro de San Pedrito from Mirador El Vigia in Manzanillo, Mexico Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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Mirador El Vigia
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Manzanillo mountain range with the highpoint Cerro de la Cruz, Mirador El Vigia at left (north) end and Faro de Campos at right (South) end. Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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