Travel Inspiration: El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

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El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve [Mexico]

El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve, Mexico | In the Sonoran Desert of Mexico just below the border of Arizona, the El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve sits with such prominence it is visible from space. The landscape of this large protected area varies from the massive, dormant volcanic Pinacate Shield to the Gran Altar Desert, North America’s largest field of active sand dunes. The diverse habitat is the home to many species of animals that are only found within the Sonoran Desert.

 

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