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1) Acapulco. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Guerrero state, S Mexico. A fashionable resort since the 1920s, it is known for its lavish hotels, deep-sea fishing, and skin diving. Its natural harbor, surrounded...

2) Taxco. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Guerrero state, S Mexico. Founded in 1529 as a silver-mining community, Taxco was also an important stop between Mexico City and Acapulco in Spanish colonial trade...

3) Guerrero. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...The capital is Chilpancingo. Dominated by the Sierra Madre del Sur, which reaches 12,149 ft (3,703 m) in the Pico de Teotepec, Guerrero is extremely mountainous except...

4) Morelos y Pavon, Jose Maria. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Mexican leader in the revolution against Spain, a national hero. He was, like Hidalgo y Costilla, a liberal priest. Joining the revolution (1810), he conducted a...

5) Sierra Madre, mountain system, Mexico. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sierra Madre Oriental, the Sierra Madre Occidental, and the Sierra Madre del Sur and forming the dissected edges of the vast central Mexican plateau; a volcanic belt...

6) Mexico, country, North America. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...United Mexican States, republic (1995 est. pop. 93,986,000), 753,665 sq mi (1,952,500 sq km), S North America. It borders on the United States in the north, on the...

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