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Guaymas

(gwī`mäs), city (1990 pop. 87,484), Sonora state, NW Mexico, on the bay of Guaymas. A port on the Gulf of California, it is also the outlet for Hermosillo. Guaymas stands on a scenic inlet girt by desert mountains. Its fine beaches, excellent deep-sea fishing, and transportation facilities have made it a popular tourist resort. In addition to its role as a commercial center for the surrounding region, Guaymas has a substantial fishing industry. Although the surrounding area was explored as early as 1539, the city was not established until the early 18th cent. by Jesuit missionaries. U.S. forces occupied Guaymas in 1846, during the Mexican War, and it was held by the French in 1865–66.

Guaymas

 

a city in northwestern Mexico. Population, 27,000 (1960). It is a port on the Gulf of California in the Pacific Ocean. A railroad branch connects it with the main line from Mexicali to Guadalajara. The city exports cotton, grown in the irrigated agricultural region on Mexico’s northern Pacific coast. Ship repair and the extraction of oil from seeds are also carried on.

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During November to May, the fishery is centered in the area of Guaymas.
In fact, the artificiality of their relationship explodes upon Stuart when he is the last to discover that his betrothed is pregnant with another's child and is leaving Guaymas.
Saturnina se dio cuenta que el viejo estaba conmovido por nuestra interpretacion de "La barca de Guaymas," y de buenas a primeras, se echo un grito como lechuza despavorida.
Microbial diversity of hydrothermal sediments in the Guaymas Basin: evidence for anaerobic methanotrophic communities.
The Guaymas Basin in the Gulf of California is JASON IV's chemosynthesis site.
Fremont's troops to San Diego (September); conducted coastal operations and landings along the coast of Baja California, notably at the bombardment of Guaymas (October 7, 1846) and in land operations at Mazatlan (November 11, 1847) and La Paz (November 17); took his ship to the relief of San Jose del Cabo, but the three-week siege was already broken when he arrived (February 14, 1848); served on shore for several years, involved in the introduction of steam power and the organization of the Naval Academy; engaged in work on the controversial Lighthouse Board (1855); commander of U.
This locality fills in a gap between Guaymas District, Department of Atlantida, and El Zamorano, Department of Francisco Morazan, and is the first known from the north-central highland region.
Simoneit and his colleagues first discovered oil seeping out of the seaflor in the early 1980s while exploring the Guaymas Basin in the Gulf of California.
Mexico border near Sasabe to Guaymas, Sonora, to supply existing fuel-oil-fired power generation plants that will be converted to natural gas, along with other new natural gas fired power generation plants that will be built during the next 15 years.
Esta inmoral hipocresia discursiva profundizo la crisis de credibilidad que enfrentan los actores politicos y los poderes de la republica ante los condenables casos registrados en Guerrero--y en otras latitudes del pais--, en donde algunos mal llamados gobernantes han protagonizado las formas mas perversas de la degradacion de la vida publica, latrocinios senalados con toda puntualidad desde 1955 por el extraordinario escritor don Edmundo Valades --quien nacio justo hace cien anos en Guaymas, Sonora--, y en cuyo cuento La muerte tiene permiso describio los excesos del poder y profetizo las "justificables" consecuencias que esos excesos podrian desencadenar.
Traditional fishing seasons in the central Gulf of California show a seasonal pattern in the Santa Rosalia area during summer (May to October) and in the Guaymas area during winter (November to May) (Markaida & Sosa-Nishizaki 2001).