Salina Cruz


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Salina Cruz

 

a city on the southern Pacific coast of Mexico, in the state of Oaxaca. Population, 11,000 (1965). Salina Cruz is an important transportation center. Oil pipelines connect it with the mining regions on the Gulf of Mexico. There is also a food distribution network between the city and these regions. Salina Cruz is a port (freight turnover of 2.4 million tons in 1973) for the export of petroleum products, supplying the northwestern regions of Mexico. There is commercial fishing.

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References in classic literature ?
Baldly as he had stated it, in his eyes was a rich vision of that hot, starry night at Salina Cruz, the white strip of beach, the lights of the sugar steamers in the harbor, the voices of the drunken sailors in the distance, the jostling stevedores, the flaming passion in the Mexican's face, the glint of the beast-eyes in the starlight, the sting of the steel in his neck, and the rush of blood, the crowd and the cries, the two bodies, his and the Mexican's, locked together, rolling over and over and tearing up the sand, and from away off somewhere the mellow tinkling of a guitar.
Due to large waves whipped up by the storm shipping was halted in the ports of Salina Cruz, Huatulco, Puerto Angel and Puerto Escondido, officials said.
The storm is located about 335 miles (540 kilometers) south-southeast of Salina Cruz, Mexico, and is heading northwest around 9 mph (15 kph).
El trabajo de campo estuvo a cargo del personal tecnico del Instituto Nacional de la Pesca adscrito al Centro Regional de Investigacion Pesquera de Salina Cruz, Oaxaca, Mexico.
As an alternative to building a new facility, PEMEX could also consider a large-scale expansion of its existing refinery at Salina Cruz in Oaxaca state.
In September 2000, the Union de Comunidades Indigenas de la Zona Norte del Istmo (UCIZONI) said PEMEX would no longer have access to roads running through its communal farms in Oaxaca until repairs were made to the Teapa- Salina Cruz pipeline.