Basin of Mexico

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  • I recapitulate our losses since we arrived in the basin of Mexico. Cited from Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876, J. F. Loubat
  • The early migrants settled the Basin of Mexico and surrounding lands by establishing a series of independent city-states.
  • They entered the Basin of Mexico around the year 1250 AD, by which time most of the good agricultural land had already been claimed.
  • The Basin of Mexico became a well known site that epitomized the scene of early Classic Mesoamerican cultural development as well.
  • This series of eruptions gave rise to Teotihuacan as the center of the Basin of Mexico.
  • They were related to the preceding cultures in the basin of Mexico such as the culture of Teotihuacan whose building style they adopted and adapted.
  • A mixiote is a traditional pit-barbecued meat dish in central Mexico; especially in the Basin of Mexico.
  • After the defeat of the Tepanecs, Itzcoatl and Nezahualcoyotl rapidly consolidated power in the Basin of Mexico and began to expand beyond its borders.
  • The ancient Aztec term Anahuac (Land Between the Waters) and the phrase Basin of Mexico are both used at times to refer to the Valley of Mexico.
  • Distal lahar deposits derived from the Upper Toluca Pumice event incorporated mammoth bones and other mammals in the basin of Mexico.
  • The expansion of the empire was briefly halted by a major four-year drought that hit the Basin of Mexico in 1450, and several cities in Morelos had to be re-conquered after the drought subsided.
  • The first targets for imperial expansion were Coyoacan in the Basin of Mexico and Cuauhnahuac and Huaxtepec in the modern Mexican state of Morelos.
  • According to native historical accounts, these wars were instigated by Tlacaelel as a means of appeasing the gods in response to a massive drought that gripped the Basin of Mexico from 1450-4.
  • Chirostoma bartoni, the Alberca Silverside, was a species of neotropical silverside endemic to the Lerma River basin of Mexico.
  • This practice of human sacrifice with ritual exhibition appears in the river basin of Mexico in the Postclassical period (900-1519 CE.) as the Tzompantli architectonic element, it suggests a relation between the mountain groups of this northern region with those of the Mexico central plateau.
  • Lake Chalco and the other Mexican great lakes (the brackish lakes Texcoco, Zumpango and Xaltocan and the freshwater Xochimilco) formed the ancient Basin of Mexico lake system.
  • The Sierra Chichinautzin, formed primarily of overlapping small cinder cones and shield volcanoes, creates a broad topographic barrier at the southern end of the Basin of Mexico that extends from the eastern flank of Nevado de Toluca to the western flank of Iztaccihuatl volcano.