El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar in Mexico

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

WDPA ID

306790

Reported Area

4450.51 km²

Data Provider

Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas (CONANP)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available

Attributes

Original Name El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar - Zona de Amortiguamiento

English Designation Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Management Category VI

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1993

Sublocation MX-SON

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority National Commission of Natural Protected Areas

Management Plan View Management Plan

International Criteria Not Applicable

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

8 Protected Areas

  • United States of America
  • Mexico

Display options

Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge

Alto Golfo de California y El Pinacate UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

Organ Pipe Cactus UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

El Pinacate y Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve

Cabeza Prieta Wilderness

Organ Pipe Cactus Wilderness

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument

El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Site network breakdown

  • Transboundary sites

Cabeza Prieta

in United States of America

Cabeza Prieta

English Designation

National Wildlife Refuge

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

13771

Year of Designation

Reported Area

3462.5 km2

Alto Golfo de California y El Pinacate

in Mexico

Alto Golfo de California y El Pinacate

English Designation

UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

198342

Year of Designation

Reported Area

16493.1 km2

Organ Pipe Cactus

in United States of America

Organ Pipe Cactus

English Designation

UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

2139

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1338.8 km2

Cabeza Prieta

in United States of America

Cabeza Prieta

English Designation

Wilderness

IUCN Category

Ib

WDPA ID

366624

Year of Designation

Reported Area

3204.5 km2

Organ Pipe Cactus

in United States of America

Organ Pipe Cactus

English Designation

Wilderness

IUCN Category

Ib

WDPA ID

372765

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1257.2 km2

Organ Pipe Cactus

in United States of America

Organ Pipe Cactus

English Designation

National Monument

IUCN Category

V

WDPA ID

372766

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1331.9 km2

El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve

in Mexico

El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

555556046

Year of Designation

Reported Area

7145.7 km2