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Mexican Hat, Utah

Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. It is on U.S. Route 163 just south of the junction with State Route 261, and is just outside the northern boundary of both the Navajo Nation and Monument Valley. With a total population of 88 at the 2000 census, the community saw a significant decrease from the 1990 figure of 259. The name "Mexican Hat" comes from a curiously sombrero-shaped, wide by thick (18.3 x 3.7 m), rock outcropping on the northeast edge of town....

2004 Mexican UFO incident

On May 13, 2004 Jaime Maussan released his interview of Mexican Air Force pilots showing an infrared video footage from a military air patrol on March 5, 2004 to search for drug-running planes, that shows at least 11 very hot "spheres" moving irregularly with apparent great speed. The objects could not be seen with the naked eye, neither the crew on board nor ground personnel confirmed any radar contact with the objects in question....

Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt

The Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt (Eje Volcánico Transversal) also known as the Transvolcanic Belt and locally as the Sierra Nevada (Snowy Mountain Range), is a volcanic belt that extends 900 km from west to east across central-southern Mexico. Several of its highest peaks have snow all year long, and during clear weather, they are visible to a large proportion of those who live on the many high plateaus from which these volcanoes rise....

Mexican Riviera

The Mexican Riviera refers collectively to twenty cities and lagoons lying on the western coast of Mexico. Although there are long distances between these cities, they are often referred to as the Mexican Riviera because of their popularity among tourists. Cruise ships often visit three or four of these destinations on their longer cruises. In a 2005 interview Stanley McDonald, the founder of Princess Cruises, mentioned:The call of the "Mexican Riviera" was coined by Princess Cruise Line. Now everyone refers to it as the Mexican Riviera....

Mexican Federal Highway 1

Mexican Federal Highway (carretera federal) No. 1 follows the length of the Baja California Peninsula from Cabo San Lucas (BCS), at the southern end to Tijuana (BC) in the north. The road turns into Interstate 5 at the international border with the United States south of San Ysidro, California. Highway 1 is often called the Carretera Transpeninsular or Transpeninsular Highway and runs a length of from Tijuana to Cabo San Lucas. Most of its length is two lanes. Construction was completed in 1973....

Cristo Rey (Mexican statue)

The Cerro del Cubilete (in English, "Dice Cup Hill") is a 2,700m (8,860 feet) mountain in Silao Municipality in Guanajuato, Mexico. Cerro del Cubilete is one of the most historically important religious shrines in Mexicoand marks the geographical center of the country. The current structure and base for the 23m statue was created by artist Nicholas Mariscal in 1944 to honor the struggle of the Cristeros. The site was originally occupied by a smaller statue of Jesus, "Christ the King"....

Mexicana Flight 940

Mexicana Flight 940 was operating its scheduled flight route Mexico City-Puerto Vallarta-Mazatlán-Los Angeles operated by Mexicana Airlines (Compañia Mexicana de Aviación). On March 31, 1986, the flight departed from Mexico City utilizing a Boeing 727-264 registered as XA-MEM. Fifteen minutes into the morning flight, the plane crashed into a mountain named El Carbón in the rugged Sierra Madre Oriental mountain range of central Mexico....

Mexican Open (tennis)

The Mexican Open (also known as the Abierto Mexicano Telcel presented by HSBC for sponsorship reasons) is a joint professional tennis tournament played on outdoor red clay courts, and held annually in late February at the Fairmont Acapulco Princess in Acapulco, Mexico. The Mexican Open is part of the ATP World Tour 500 series on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) World Tour, and of the WTA International tournaments on the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) Tour. The 2013 edition took place from 25 February to 2 March 2013....

Liceo Mexicano Japones

Liceo Mexicano Japonés (Spanish for "Mexican-Japanese Lyceum"), is a Japanese school based in the Pedregal neighborhood of Tlalpan borough in Mexico City, Mexico. It is a school for Japanese Mexicans and the sons of Japanese temporary workers who are often brought to Mexico by companies like Nissan. There is also a section for Mexicans with no Japanese origin or descent, but Japanese is taught beginning in kindergarten and the system is in both languages until high school....

Galería de Arte Mexicano

The Galería de Arte Mexicano (GAM) was founded by Carolina and Inés Amor at march 7, in Mexico City and has been the first gallery of Mexican art. The gallery building was the first building in Mexico of Andrés Casillas de Alba. The intention of the GAM is to establish national artists as well as the promotion of young artists. The collection of the GAM includes items of modern, Mexican and contemporary art. In 1940 the gallery had its first exhibition of Surrealist art....

Salón de la Plástica Mexicana: Salón de la Plástica Mexicana (Hall of Mexican Fine Art) is an institution dedicated to the promotion of Mexican contemporary art. It was established in 1949 to expand the Mexican art market. Its f...

Palace of the Inquisition (Museum of Mexican Medicine): The Palace of the Inquisition stands on the corner of Republica de Brasil and Republica de Venezuela streets in Mexico City, Mexico. While neither side of the building faces the Santo Domingo Plaza, ...

First Mexican Republic: For the current entity named United Mexican States, see Mexico. The First Federal Republic of Mexico was established on 4 October 1824, after the overthrow of the Mexican Empire of Agustin de Itur...

Battle of Santa Clara (Mexican–American War): The Battle of Santa Clara, nicknamed the "Battle of the Mustard Stalks", was a skirmish during the Mexican–American War, fought on January 2, 1847, 2½ miles west of Mission Santa Clara de Asís in...

The Anglo Mexican Foundation: The Anglo Mexican Foundation is a not for profit educational organization located in Mexico with its main offices in Colonia San Rafael in Mexico City. Its main activities are associated with English ...

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