The Ocampo District, Chihuahua
April 2003 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe village of Ocampo is wedged in a canyon about 178 miles, by Mexican Highway 16, west of the city of Chihuahua. It is a few miles west of Basaseachic Falls, and a few miles south of Highway 16, in high chaparral at an elevation of 6,500 feet. The completion of Highway 16 across the Sierra Madre Occidental greatly improved access to the region...
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