Monterrey: Capital of Nueva Leon

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This is Monterrey, the city of mountains.

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Check out this outstanding drone video of Monterrey, Mexico, compliments of  contributor thedroneexperience.  The capital of the northeastern city of Nueva Leon, Monterrey is the core of the second-largest metropolitan area in the country after Greater Mexico City.  A major industrial center and one of Mexico's wealthiest cities, Monterrey lies at the foothills of the Sierra Madre Oriental.  The video features footage of sites such as the Monterrey Cathedral and the under-construction Torres Obispado, soon to be Mexico's tallest skyscraper.

Aerial Tour of Coahuila

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Coahuila is life

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Check out this stunning aerial tour of  Coahuila, Mexico.  One of the 31 states which make up the Mexican federation, Coahuila is located near the northeastern corner of the country.  With a long border with the US state of Texas, Coahuila is largely covered by the great Chihuahuan Desert, the third-largest desert in the Western Hemisphere, which covers portions of northern Mexico and the southern USA.  The video does a marvelous job of showing the stunning landscapes of one of the least densely populated Mexican states.  

Northeastern Mexico Reel

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Northeast Mexico compilation

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Check out this fantastic drone footage collection from the mountains of northeastern Mexico, compliments of AirVuz contributor and pilot k2team.mty.  The mountains here are part of the Sierra Madre Oriental, a range which runs down the eastern side of the country, roughly parallel to the Sierra Madre Occidental on the western side.  Extending from the USA border to the great Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt, the peaks of the Sierra Madre Orientals run as high as 3.7k meters above sea level or around 12.1k ft.  

Copper Canyon

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Chepe Express Train - Exploring Copper Canyon

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Copper Canyon is one of the great natural treasures of Mexico. Situated in the northwestern state of Chihuahua, it's actually a system of six connected canyons formed by six different rivers which drain the nearby mountains into the Gulf of California.  The main canyon is traversed by a railroad, construction of which took over four decades due to the challenging conditions.  Award-winning contributor PostandFly created this incredible drone video of the magnificent canyon and its train line.

Chihuahua's Valley of the Monks

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Valley of the Monks

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Contributor Postandfly gives us this drone's eye view of some of the most unusual rock formations on the planet.  It's called the Valley of the Monks, and it's in the Chihuahuan Desert, in the Mexican state of the same name.  The extreme conditions of the area turned what would have been ordinary looking sedimentary rocks into fantastically shaped formations.  The valley, which is also called the Valley of the Gods, is one of the most popular outdoor tourist attractions in northern Mexico.  

Real de Catorce, San Luis Petosi

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REAL DE CATORCE

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Award-winning contributor Postandfly created this beautiful aerial video of the "ghost town" of Real de Catorce, once one of the great mining towns of Central Mexico.  Situated in the state of San Luis Potosi, it's roughly in the middle of the great triangle formed by Mexico City, Monterrey, and Guadalajara.  The town was founded as a result of a large nearby silver discovery in the late 18th century, and at its height, it was one of the biggest sources for the highly silver-dependent Spanish Empire.  

Bufa Hill, Zacatecas

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FLIGHT IN ZACATECAS

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Check out this drone video from the mountains of north central Mexico, compliments of new AirVuz contributor Fotografía aérea.  It was filmed over Bufa Hill, which lies just east of the city of Zacatecas, the capital of its namesake state.  The summit of the hill lies about 2.6k meters above sea level or around 8.5k ft.  Like much of the region, the history of this area is closely tied to mining; the search for precious metals brought the Spanish conquerors here beginning in the mid-16th century.  

Pico Cuauhtemoc, Nuevo Leon

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Pico Cuauhtemoc

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Contributor and drone pilot K2team.mty put together this beautiful drone video from the mountains of northeastern Mexico.  Pico Cuauhtemoc is the highest peak in the Cerro de las Mitras masif, in the state of Nuevo León.  Its peak elevation is around 2.05k meters or about 6.7k ft. above sea level.  The Mitras are part of the range known as the Sierra Madres Oriental.  These mountains runs down the eastern side of Mexico, parallel to the Sierra Madres Occidental which runs down the country's western side. 

Monterrey's Huastica Climbing Park

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Ballet performance in the mountains of Mexico, Parque La Huasteca

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If you want to see an example of the cinematic power of drones to create peope-focused content in scenic environments, check out this drone video by OOO Photography.  He filmed a ballet dancer in a park in the mountains of northern Mexico.  The setting is the La Huasteca climbing park outside of Monterrey, in the state of Nueva Leon.  The most amazing footage captures the dancer on a small point at the edge of a rock ledge set against the backdrop of the magnificent Sierra Madre Mountains.

Basaseachic Falls

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Basaseachi Waterfall

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Award winning contributor Postandfly created this epic drone video of one of the largest waterfalls in Mexico.  Basaseachic Falls (Cascada de Basaseachi) is situated in the north central part of the country, in the state of Chihuahua.  It's a plunge waterfall formed by two separate rivers, the Arroyo del Durazno and the Arroyo de Basaseachic.  With a total drop of 246 meters (807 ft.), it's the second largest waterfall in the country, after Cascada de Piedra Volada, which is also located in Chihuahua.

The Great Chihuahuan Desert

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Aguja Inferior

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The Chihuahuan Desert is one of the 15 largest in the world by area.  It's considered to be of the semi-tropical variety, and it covers over 360k square km (about 140k square mi) in the Southwestern USA and northern Mexico.  The Mexican part of the desert covers a large part of Chihuahua and four other states, and on the USA side it covers much of West Texas as well as portions of New Mexico and Arizona.  In this video by k2team.mty, you'll get a bird's eye view of this magnificent desert in the state of Nueva Leon.  

Tamul Waterfall, San Luis Petosi

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Tamul Waterfall, Mexico

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Prepare to be amazed by this drone video of the Tamul waterfall in central Mexico, compliments of contributor Jelipegomez.  The great falls are situated near Ciudad Valles in the state of San Luis Potosí, roughly midway between Mexico City and Monterrey.  It's an extremely wide plunge-type waterfall formed by the convergence of the  Gallinas and Santa Maria Rivers into the Tampaon River.  The falls has a drop of just over 100 meters (340 ft.) and is known for its brilliant torquoise waters.

The Sierra Madre Oriental

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Pico Morteros

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Here's an amazing drone video from the mountains near the Mexican city of Monterrey, compliments of contributor k2team.mty.  Located in the state of Nueva Leon, the mountains here form part of the Sierra Madre Oriental.  This range runs roughly diagonally down the eastern part of Mexico, approximately in parallel with the Sierra Madre Occidental chain which runs down the country's western side.  The city of Monterrey, Mexico's third-largest, lies in a valley created by these mountains.  

Cuatro Ciénegas Biosphere Reserve

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CuatroCiénegas

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If you think that deserts and wetlands are mutually exclusive, you should check out this drone video from the Mexican state of Coahuila by k2team.mty.  It was filmed in the Cuatro Ciénegas Biosphere Reserve, a wetland area within the vast Chihuahuan desert that covers much of northern Mexico and parts of the Southwestern USA and west Texas.  Home to over 150 endemic species of flora and fauna, the reserve's lifeforms and their adaptation to this unique environment are being studied to assess the possibility of life on Mars.  

Cuatro Cienegas: Chihuahuan Desert Oasis

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Oasis Desert Cuatro Cienegas Coahuila

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Check out this stunning drone video of an oasis of a desert in northern Mexico, compliments of contributor Morelia Films.  It was filmed in the area around the town of Cuatro Cienegas, which lies in the middle of the state of Coahuila.  Situated in the middle of the great Chihuahuan Desert, the area's wetlands created by its natural springs are so biodiverse that they have been used to study the possibility of life on Mars.  The video features footage both from the town and its surrounding natural treasures. 

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