How to use Acapulco in a sentence
After plundering Payta and making requisitions at Acapulco, the Dutch fleet crossed the Pacific and reached the Moluccas in March 1616.
A southern extension of the Mexican Central, via Cuernavaca, has reached the Balsas river and will be extended to Acapulco, once the chief Pacific port of Mexico and the depot for the rich Philippine trade.
The earthquake shocks of the 30th and 31st of July 1909 were unusually severe throughout southern Mexico, reducing Acapulco and Chilpancingo to ruins and shaking the city of Mexico severely.
In Acapulco a tidal wave followed the shock.
There are a number of these lagoons on the Pacific coast - such as Superior and Inferior near Salina Cruz, Papacayo, near Acapulco, Cayutlan, near Manzanillo, and Tecapan in Tepicbut they are usually shallow, sometimes swampy, and have no value for commerce.Advertisement
The principal bays on the mainland coast are Olas Atlas, which is the harbour of Mazatlan, San Blas, Banderas, Manzanillo, Acapulco, Salina Cruz and Tonala.
Blue mud prevails in large areas of the Pacific Ocean from the Galapagos Islands to Acapulco.
The principal of these four concessions was the Ferrocarril Interoceanico running from Vera Cruz to Mexico City and across the republic toward Acapulco.
Important branches of these lines extend to Tampico on the Gulf coast, to Manzanillo on the Pacific coast, and westward and southward into Michoacan and Guerrero, with a coast terminus at or near Acapulco.
The larger ports for foreign trade are Vera Cruz, Tampico, Progreso, Carmen and Coatzacoalcos on the Gulf coast, and Guaymas, La Paz, Mazatlan, Manzanillo, San Blas, Acapulco and Salina Cruz on the Pacific coast.Advertisement
The fact that the trade route to Manila passed through Vera Cruz, Mexico City and Acapulco entailed the settlement also of a few Chinese and Malays, chiefly on the Pacific coast.
American, and later Canadian, capital and enterprise have also been very largely concerned in the development of the country; and its progress was not permanently interfered with by the great earthquakes of April 1907 and July 1909 at Acapulco, and the floods in August 1909 at Monterey.
Acapulco was long the most important Mexican port on the Pacific, and the only depot for the Spanish fleets plying between Mexico and Spain's East Indian colonies from 1778 until the independence of Mexico, when this trade was lost.
The result was that the command of the Acapulco galleon was rarely worth less than $50,000.
The passenger fare from Manila to Acapulco, at the end of the 18th century, was $1 000.Advertisement
It is a healthy well-built town on the old Acapulco road, is lighted by electricity and is temporarily the western terminus of the Interoceanic railway from Vera Cruz.
Besides her memorable role in Dr. No, she went on to other roles in Fun in Acapulco and Clash of the Titans.
Other cruise destinations include the Mexican Riviera with voyages departing principally from California cruise ship ports to call on Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco, and Catalina.
Specific ports of call may vary, but Puerto Vallarta, Acapulco, and other Mexican Riviera cities are popular choices.
Enjoy the Pacific coast of Mexico with stops in some of the most popular port cities, including Acapulco, Manzanillo, and Ixtapa.Advertisement
This scenic region includes Puerto Vallarta, Ixtapa, Acapulco, Mazatlan, and Cabo San Lucas.
You may spend the day in Cabo San Lucus, Acapulco, Puntarenas or other ports along the route.
The sailing include stops in San Diego, Acapulco, Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica, Aruba and Key West before arriving in Tampa, Florida.
The cruise also features stops in Cartagena, Huatulco and Acapulco.
Puerto Vallarta is a common port of call on Mexican Riviera cruises, which depart Los Angeles, San Diego, and Acapulco.Advertisement
Puerto Vallarta, Cozumel, Cancun, Los Cabos, and Acapulco are a few of the possible destinations travelers can choose.
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