Bernal boulder

Local namePeña de Bernal
LocationQuerétaro City, Mexico

Peña de Bernal is a 433 m tall monolith, one of the tallest in the world.

Peña de Bernal is located in San Sebastián Bernal, a small town in the Mexican state of Querétaro. It is one of the most touristic sites near the capital of Queretaro and considered one of the 13 Wonders of Mexico.

The porphyrytic monolith was thought to have been formed during the Jurassic period. A recent chemical analysis by researchers at the National Autonomous University of Mexico has determined that it is considerably younger, likely formed about 8.7 million years ago.Many people perform a pilgrimage to the small chapel located at the highest point accessible through hiking.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peña_de_Bernal

Address Mexico

Coordinates 20°45'1.943" N -99°56'46.259" E

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