Lago de Texcoco

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Texcoco, Lago de

 

a dry lake in Mexico. The lake, at an elevation of 2,239 m, is situated to the east of Mexico’s capital, Mexico City. Dust storms originating in the lake affect the climate of Mexico City.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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