Sierra mountains


Sierra mountains

A sierra is a word from the Spanish language meaning a mountain range (serra in Portuguese and Latin). It is used for various mountains and mountain ranges in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking countries.

Sierra mountains or Sierra Mountain may refer to any one of the following:

Mountain ranges

* In Argentina:
** Sierra de Córdoba, in the central region of the country

* In Brazil:
** Serra do Mar, in the country's southeast

* In Mexico:
** Sierra Juárez, in Baja California
** Sierra Madre del Sur, in the country's south
** Sierra Madre Occidental, in the northwest of the country
** Sierra Madre Oriental, in the northeast of the country
** Sierra Nevada (Mexico), running across the central portion of the country
** Sierra San Pedro Mártir, in Baja California

* In the Philippines:
** Sierra Madre (Philippines), on the island of Luzon

* In Portugal:
** Serra da Estrela, in the north central region of the country
** Serra de Montejunto, in the west region of the country
** Serra da Vila, in the west region of the country
** Serra do Socorro, in the west region of the country

*In Spain:
** Sierra de Gata, in the west of the country
** Sierra de Gredos, near the central region of the country
** Sierra de Guadarrama, in the central part of the country
** Sierra de Mijas, in the south of the country
** Sierra Morena, in the county's south
** Sierra Nevada (Spain), in the southeast of the country

* In the United States:
** Sierra Ancha in central Arizona
** Sierra Blanca, in New Mexico
** Sierra Estrella, in southwestern Arizona
** Sierra Madre Mountains (California), in southwestern California
** Sierra Nevada (U.S.), also known as The Sierras and located in California and Nevada

Single mountains

* Antofagasta de la Sierra in Argentina
* Sierra Negra in Puebla, Mexico
* Sierra Negra (Galápagos), in Galápagos Province, Ecuador
* Sierra Nevada (stratovolcano), in Chile
* Sierra Nevada de Lagunas Bravas, on the border of Argentina and Chile
* Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, in Colombia


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