Biosphere reserve Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar.

Biosphere reserve Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar.

Biosphere Reserve El Pinacate and Great Altar Desert, also known as the pinacate, this important natural area is located in the desert of Sonora in northwest Mexico.

where efforts are made to conserve different geological features of great relevance as 400 cinder cones 10 maar craters, lava flows, the volcano Santa Clara and several species of flora and fauna.

If you come to visit Puerto Penasco Sonora feel free to visit “El Pinacate”

is a wonderful experience where reign silence, vastness, fascinating landscapes and rich biodiversity, is a tiring journey but worth taking, there you will find the Sonoran desert whose landscape is shaped by volcanoes, sandy surfaces, deep craters, endangered animals and many animal species such as green frogs, huge desert tortoises, iguanas, rattlesnakes, bighorn Cameros, birds and a variety of insects you will be fascinated by what your eyes see.

It is somewhat surprising to know the whole story is book and especially know. It was here where NASA tested the lunar rover would use in the special program Apollo.

You’ll be amazed after making the long journey in the Gran Desierto de Altar.


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