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Mazatlán

(mäsätlän`), city (1990 pop. 262,705), Sinaloa state, W Mexico, on the Pacific coast. One of the largest commercial and industrial centers of W Mexico, Mazatlán is one of Mexico's major Pacific seaports. It is on a railroad between the United States and Mexico City, and its location makes it the country's primary ferry link to Baja California. Although the climate is hot, Mazatlán is a popular resort with a beautiful setting. Spanish colonial trade with the Philippines stimulated the development of the port.

Mazatlán

 

a city and port on the Pacific coast of Mexico, at the entrance to the Gulf of California in the state of Sinaloa. Population, 171,800 (1970, with suburbs). There is a railroad station. It has food-processing and textile industries as well as an ocean fishing industry. Produce (cotton, peanuts, tobacco, and cocoa) from irrigated farming is exported. Nonferrous metal ores are mined near Mazatlán.

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1) Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa (Facultad de Ciencias del Mar), Paseo Claussen s/n, Mazatlan, Sinaloa 82000, Mexico; (2) Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas del Noroeste, Unidad Sonora, Km 2.
In other sites across the Mexican Pacific coast, relative smaller first-reproduction sizes have been reported compared with the one found here, for example, 69-70 mm CL in Mazatlan, Sinaloa (Gonzalez-Moreno 2002).
The El Pulpo project is located 125 kilometres north-east of Mazatlan, Sinaloa State, Mexico and covers an area of approximately 200 square kilometres.
The newspaper Noroeste reported that Arellano Felix was murdered in a confrontation with state police in the coastal city of Mazatlan, Sinaloa state.
DURECT Corporation announced today that it is sponsoring a symposium on novel drug delivery technologies at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Western Pharmacology Society (WPS) being held at the Hotel El Cid in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico, January 27th through February 1st, 2002.
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