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GUATEMALA.

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Native of Mixco.

the valley of the Rio Polochic and the Lake of Izabal, and on the soiith by the Rio Motagua. The range is formed mostly of igneous rocks. In the western portion it contains mines of some importance, whence it derives its name.

2. The Sierra de Santa Cruz rises to the north of that of