the first contact of european navigators with the western edge of the pacific ocean was made by the portuguese expeditions of antónio de abreu and francisco serrão, via the lesser sunda islands, to the maluku islands, in 1512, and with jorge álvares's expedition to southern china in 1513, both ordered by afonso de albuquerque from malacca.
toluca, officially called toluca de lerdo toˈluka ðe ˈleɾðo , is the state capital of the state of mexico as well as the seat of the municipality of toluca. it is the center of a rapidly growing urban area, now the fifth largest in mexico. it is located 63 kilometres 39 mi west-southwest of mexico city, about 40 minutes by car to the western edge of the city.
the amazon rainforest, alternatively, the amazon jungle, also known in english as amazonia, is a moist broadleaf tropical rainforest in the amazon biome that covers most of the amazon basin of south america. this basin encompasses 7,000,000 km2, of which 5,500,000 km2 are covered by the rainforest. this region includes territory belonging to nine nations. the majority of the forest is contained within brazil, with 60% of the rainforest, followed by peru with 13%, colombia with 10%, and with mino
the secretariat of public security of mexico city secretaría de seguridad pública de la ciudad de méxico – ssp manages a combined force of over 90,000 officers in mexico city. the ssp is charged with maintaining public order and safety in the heart of mexico city.
several stratigraphic units in colombia have provided fossils. the richest formations are the devonian cuche and floresta formations, the cretaceous paja formation, the paleocene cerrejón formation and the miocene la venta site. the latter is the richest konzentrat-lagerstätte in northern south america and comprises the formations of the honda group.
piedras negras spanish pronunciation: ˈpjeðɾas neɣɾas is a city and seat of the surrounding municipality of the same name in the mexican state of coahuila.it stands at the northeastern edge of coahuila on the u.s.-mexico border, across the rio grande from eagle pass in the u.s. state of texas.in the 2015 census the city had a population of 163,595 inhabitants, while the .
a study on the environmental changes in the lower awash valley and turkana basin from 3.5 to 1 million years ago with a focus on the latest pliocene based on new analyses of mammal communities and new stable carbon isotope data for mammalian tooth enamel, including that of the earliest members of the genus homo, is published by robinson et al. 2017 .
piedras negras spanish pronunciation: ˈpjeðɾas neɣɾas listen is a city and seat of the surrounding municipality of the same name in the mexican state of coahuila. it stands at the northeastern edge of coahuila on the u.s.-mexico border, across the rio grande from eagle pass in the u.s. state of texas.
the amazon rainforest, alternatively, the amazon jungle, also known in english as amazonia, is a moist broadleaf tropical rainforest in the amazon biome that covers most of the amazon basin of south america. this basin encompasses 7,000,000 km 2 2,700,000 sq mi , of which 5,500,000 km 2 2,100,000 sq mi are covered by the rainforest. this region includes territory belonging to nine nations.
in the cesar-ranchería basin several important fossils have been found, most notably in the cerrejón formation, together with the lagerstãtte of the honda group at la venta and the paja formation around villa de leyva, the most important fossiliferous stratigraphic unit of colombia. the fossil flora and gigantic reptiles of the cerrejón formation provided abundant data on the paleo-ecology and climate of this first neotropic environment of the middle paleocene.
alta california ranchos in mexico. from 1773 to 1836, the border between alta california and baja california was about 30 miles south of the mexico–united states border dn by the treaty of guadalupe hidalgo that ended the mexican–american war in 1848.. under the siete leyes constitutional reforms of 1836, the alta california and baja california territories were recombined into a single .