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Near Santa Rosa Jáuregui in Municipality of Querétaro, Querétaro, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

Peña de Bernal

De Paseo por Querétaro

 
 
Peña de Bernal Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 18, 2019
1. Peña de Bernal Marker
Inscription.  

Peña de Bernal
(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.

English translation:
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.
 
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Peña de Bernal Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, April 18, 2019
2. Peña de Bernal Marker
Note the replica in the background behind the marker. It is difficult to make a replica of the third largest monolithic rock.
43.954′ N, 100° 26.974′ W. Marker is near Santa Rosa Jáuregui, Querétaro, in Municipality of 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, Querétaro 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.
 
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Peña de Bernal image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 26, 2019
3. Peña de Bernal
The rock is the main attraction in San Sebastián Bernal, Querétaro.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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