¹ All history of the Ruiz family, the President Lázaro Cárdenas connection to the park's founding, and the specific Purépecha names of the park's features were taken from, "National Park, Where the River Sings" by Carlos Elías Vega Tapia, México Desconocido, #298, December 2001. Lic.
Ciudad Lazaro Cardenas is a city found in Michoacan, Mexico. It is located 17.97 latitude and -102.22 longitude and it is situated at elevation 27 meters above sea level. Ciudad Lazaro Cardenas has a population of 84,001 making it the 5th biggest city in Michoacan.