Sierra Madre Oriental

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointCerro el Potosí (3720 m/12,205 ft)
States/ProvincesCoahuila (27%), Tamaulipas (27%), Nuevo León (22%), San Luis Potosí (9%), Veracruz (8%), Hidalgo (5%), Puebla (2%), Querétaro (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area297,819 sq km / 114,988 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,116 km / 694 mi North-South
641 km / 399 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long24° 51' N; 99° 58' W
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Map of Sierra Madre Oriental
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Sierra Madre Oriental.
Central Mexican RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Sierra Madre OccidentalLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Mexican PlateauLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sierra Madre OrientalLevel 3
         Mexican West Coast RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Cordillera NeovolcanicaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sierra Madre del SurLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Sierra Madre Oriental

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Cerro San Rafael3720+12,205+ 
2.Cerro el Potosí372012,205 
3.Sierra de la Marta370512,156 
4.Cerro El Morro370012,139 
5.Picacho San Onofre3540+11,614+ 
6.Sierra El Viejo3500+11,483+ 
7.Cerro Peña Nevada3500+11,483+ 
8.Sierra El Borrado342011,220 
9.Picacho El Venado3300+10,827+ 
10.Sierra El Pedregoso3280+10,761+ 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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