Near Santa Rosa Jáuregui in Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Peña de Bernal
De Paseo por Querétaro
(Ezequiel Montes, Qro.)
3er Monolito más grande del mundo.
Su altura es de 288 metros, que sumados a la altura del lugar son 2,515 m.s.n.m.
Formado hace 65 millones de años por la fuerza mermada de la lava volcánica.
Solo es superado por las Columnas de Hércules al sur de España y el Pan de Azúcar en Brasil.
¿Sabias qué? ∙ Durante el Equinoccio de primavera el 21 de marzo, la Peña de Bernal recibe alrededor de 60,000 visitantes.
Peña de Bernal
(Ezequiel Montes, Querétaro)
The third largest monolithic rock in the world.
Its height is 288 meters, which added to the height of the place puts it at 2515 meters above sea level. It was formed 65 million years ago by the diminished force of volcanic lava. It is only surpassed in size by the Columns of Hercules in southern Spain and the Sugar Loaf in Brazil.
Did you know? ∙ During the Spring Equinox on March 21, Peña de Bernal receives around 60,000 visitors.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Environment.
Location. 20° 43.954′ N, 100° 26.974′ W. Marker is near Santa Rosa Jáuregui, Querétaro. Marker can be reached from Calle Melchor Ocampo just west of Independencia, on the left when traveling west. The marker is part of a series of markers near replicas of historic landmarks of Querétaro. The series is part of the "Parque Ludíca" attraction, just east of the large man-made lake at Parque Bicentenario. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Rosa Jáuregui QUE 76220, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Mission at Jalpan (a few steps from this marker); The Mission at Tilaco (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mission at Concá (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple of the Santa Cruz (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Rosa de Viterbo (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Teatro de la República (about 150 meters away); A Group of Revolutionaries (about 150 meters away); Aqueduct of Querétaro (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Rosa Jáuregui.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 106 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.