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Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico — The Central Highlands (North America)
 

Alexander von Humboldt

 
 
Alexander von Humboldt Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 4, 2022
1. Alexander von Humboldt Marker
Inscription.  

Alexander von Humboltd
1769-1859
Expedicionario filantropo y naturalista de origen alemán, considerado como “El Padre de la Geografia Moderna Universal”
Realizo para Mexico importantes aportaciones sustantivas al conocimiento cientifico y lucidas descripciones de nuestra naturaleza y cultura, durante el siglo XVIII.

Fue precursor de la espeleologia cientifica para America Latina y constructor del camino de la ciencia a la que hoy llamamos ecologia.
Municipio de Cuernavaca
Mayo del 2009

English translation:
Alexander von Humboldt
1769-1859
Philanthropist and expeditionary naturalist of German origin, considered as "The Father of Universal Modern Geography."
He made for Mexico important substantive contributions to scientific knowledge and lucid descriptions of our nature and culture, during the eighteenth century.

He was a precursor of scientific speleology for Latin America and a builder of the path of science that we now call ecology.
Municipality of Cuernavaca
May 2009
 
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationScience & Medicine. A significant historical month for this entry is May 2009.
 
Location. 18° 55.27′ N, 99° 14.208′ W. Marker is in Cuernavaca, Morelos. Marker is on Miguel Hidalgo east of Juan Ruiz de Alarcón, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cuernavaca MOR 62000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "La Casona" (a few steps from this marker); Cathedral of Cuernavaca (within shouting distance of this marker); Parish of Guadalupe (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); First Theatre of Cuernavaca (about 90 meters away); First Franciscans in Cuernavaca (about 90 meters away); U.A.E.M. Public Library (about 120 meters away); Temixco Massacre (about 210 meters away); "Villa Bonita" (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cuernavaca.
 
Alexander von Humboldt Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 5, 2022
2. Alexander von Humboldt Marker
An additional nearby tablet for Adolfo Aguilar Zinser image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, August 4, 2022
3. An additional nearby tablet for Adolfo Aguilar Zinser


En memoria de Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
Defensor de la paz, la democracia y la naturaleza
Sus amigos sembraron este árbol.
Cuernavaca, 30 de octubre 2005

English translation:
In memory of Adolfo Aguilar Zinser
Defender of peace, democracy and nature
His friends planted this tree.
Cuernavaca, October 30, 2005
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2022, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 116 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 1, 2022, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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