Do You Know the Way to San Jose?
Places you might encounter on a drive from the U. S. to the city in Central America
- (2/-1) Maquiladoras â€“ factories operating in free trade zones â€“ sparked an increase in economic activity in McAllen in this U. S. state.
- (4/-2) The Gulf of Nicoya separates the Nicoya Peninsula from the rest of this country, of which San Jose is the capital.
- (6/-3) The highest peak in the Sierra Madre range is the Volcan Tajumulco in this country directly south of Mexico.
- (8/-4) American forces have twice captured this Mexican port city; once under Winfield Scott during the Mexican-American War, and once in 1914 after the Tampico Affair.
- (10/-5) The Tipitapa River sometimes connects these two large lakes, one named for the country it's in, the other named for the capital.
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