Biosphere Reserves in Central/North America

El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve World Heritage Site (Mexico)

The reserve comprises the Pinacate area, the Gran Desierto de Altar, and the Bahía Adair on the Gulf of California’s border in northeastern Mexico. Geological volcanic formations with craters, dunes, oasis and beaches, as well as the diversity of plant associations determine its special landscape.