Baja California Sur


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Baja California Sur

(Span.: bä`hä kälēfōr`nyä so͝or), state (1990 pop. 317,764), 27,571 sq mi (71,428 sq km), NW Mexico, on the S Baja CaliforniaBaja California
or Lower California,
peninsula, c.760 mi (1,220 km) long and from 30 to 150 mi (48–241 km) wide, NW Mexico, separating the Gulf of California from the Pacific Ocean. The peninsula is divided at lat.
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 peninsula. La PazLa Paz
, city (1990 pop. 137,641), capital and largest city of Baja California Sur state, W Mexico. A tourist spot and transportation hub for the southern Baja peninsula, La Paz was first settled in 1811. The city was known for its pearl fishing until the middle of the 20th cent.
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 is the capital. Most of the area is lightly populated and has little arable land. Some cotton is grown commercially, and there is significant salt mining in the desert region in the northern portion of the state. Tourism, the economic mainstay, is centered at Los CabosLos Cabos,
resort area centered on the towns of Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo, Baja California Sur state, Mexico, encompassing much of the S tip of the Baja California peninsula. The communities have developed rapidly since the late 20th cent.
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, an international beach resort area and sport fishing destination at the southern end of the state. Baja California Sur was made a state in 1974.

Baja California Sur

 

a state of Mexico, located in the southern part of the California peninsula. Area, 73, 700 sq km; population, 128, 000 (1970). The capital is La Paz. The economy is based mainly on irrigated agriculture, with emphasis on long-fiber cotton, wheat, oil-producing plants, and citrus fruit. Nonferrous metallurgy is carried on in Santa Rosalia, and the food-processing, cotton-ginning, and oil-milling industries are centered in La Paz. There is also commercial fishing and pearl diving.

Baja California Sur

a state of NW Mexico, in the S part of the Lower California peninsula. Capital: La Paz. Pop.: 423 516 (2000). Area: 73 475 sq. km (28 363 sq. miles)
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Es decir, el caso de Baja California Sur es un espejo, a nivel micro, de dinamicas sociales que se presentaron en toda la Republica en donde la emergencia de la clase media y su combatividad provoco algunos de los movimientos sociales que mas impacto tuvieron en la realidad politica nacional, de los cuales el mas significativo fue el movimiento estudiantil de 1968.
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En Maxico existen registros previos para Miraflores, al sur de La Paz en Baja California Sur (Verhoeff 1937) y en la Isla Maria Cleofas del archipielago de las Islas Marias (Cupul-Magana 2015).
Deploramos que el gobierno de Baja California Sur utilice vias de acoso e Intimidacion a la defensa de los derechos humanos, violando la Constitucion y la ley.
La fauna de Aphelinidae del Estado de Baja California Sur, Mexico, esta representada por 25 especies de ocho generos.
Su distribucion en Mexico incluye Baja California, Baja California Sur, Chihuahua, Distrito Federal, Guanajuato, Estado de Mexico, Hidalgo, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Sinaloa, Sonora, Veracruz y Zacatecas (Bouly de Lesdain 1914, Davalos et al.
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Using endemic plant species to establish critical habitats in the Sierra de La Laguna Biosphere reserve, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
Emergency services in Mexican Sonora and Sinaloa states said there were no immediate reports of casualties and it was not yet clear how the quake had affected Baja California Sur.