The Popocatepetl and Iztaccíhuatl Volcanos near Mexico City, Mexico. The name Popocatepetl, meaning "Smoking Mountain", was given to the volcano by the Aztecs, and suggests that the volcano has long been active. It is built on an older volcano which adds 12,464 ft (3800 m) to Popocatepetl's elevation.
The RMS Queen Mary 2 (QM2) is a Cunard Line ocean liner named after the earlier Cunard liner Queen Mary, which was in turn named after Mary of Teck, the Queen Consort of George V. At the time of her construction in 2003, the QM2 was the longest, widest and tallest passenger ship ever built, and at 148,528 gross tons, was also the largest. She lost that last distinction to Royal Caribbean Intern...
Ancient pyramical complex of Xochicalco; outside Mexico City.
After the fall of the Teotihuacan hegemony and before the rise of the Toltec military state local powers rose in Mexico in the epiclassical period, AD 650-900. For easy defense they were typically build on hill-tops, like this one.
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Palacio de Bellas Artes (Palace of Fine Arts) is located at Mexico City, Mexico. It is the most important cultural center in Mexico City as well as the rest of the country of Mexico. It is located on the west side of the historic center of Mexico City next to the Alameda Central park. The first National Theater of Mexico was built in the late...
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