Sierra Madre del Sur

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointCerro el Nacimiento (3700+ m/12,139+ ft)
States/ProvincesOaxaca (57%), Guerrero (37%), Veracruz (4%), Puebla (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area143,447 sq km / 55,385 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,154 km / 717 mi North-South
1,097 km / 682 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long17° 8' N; 98° 22' W
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Map of Sierra Madre del Sur
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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 Sierra Madre del Sur.
Central Mexican RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Sierra Madre OccidentalLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Mexican PlateauLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sierra Madre OrientalLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Mexican West Coast RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Cordillera NeovolcanicaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sierra Madre del SurLevel 3

Major Peaks of the Sierra Madre del Sur

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Cerro el Nacimiento3700+12,139+ 
2.Cerro Nube Flane3680+12,073+ 
3.Cerro Tiotepec3540+11,614+ 
4.Cerro Zempoalt√©petl3390+11,122+ 
5.Cerro Yatin Noreste3360+11,024+ 
6.Cerro la Muralla3360+11,024+ 
7.Cerro Tlacatepec332010,892 
8.Cerro Yucucui324010,630 
9.Cerro Negro321310,541 
10.Cerro Pelon3200+10,499+ 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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