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Barrancas del Cobre: An Unforgettable Experience

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Barrancas del Cobre is one of the most beautiful places that nature gave us. It is a system of six ravines that are 4 times bigger than the Grand Canyon in Colorado, Arizona. Barrancas del Cobre is located in Chihuahua, in the mountains of Sierra Madre and you can get there only by train, in the famous Train Chepe (Chihuahua-Pacifico). Moreover, the indigenous Tarahumara (Raramuri) still occupy this area. This indigenous group is quite famous because of their ability to run great distances. They are also famous for the beauty of the pine leaves baskets and clay and mud vases that they make.

This ravine system owns its name to Barranca del Cobre, a strand from the Barranca de Urique. It reaches 1300 mts of altitude and became famous because of its copper mines. There are great differences of altitude between all the barrancas, reason why a climatic variety is generated. There have been reports of snow on the higher peaks of the ravines, while in the deepest parts, where the rivers float, the heat is unbearable. In the same way, this universe of mountains enjoys one of the most important biodiversities in the world. Due to the geographical characteristics presented all over the Barrancas, a wide variety of plants and animals is presented. Do not miss your chance to visit Barrancas del Cobre, it will be an unforgettable experience.

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