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Tropical Andes - Wikipedia

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Country, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia. Parent range · Andes. The Tropical Andes is a subregion of the Andes spanning all of the Andes except the southern ... The Tropical Andes...

Chapter 9: The Andean Countries

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other countries—Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Argentina. Colombia's ... Colombian coffee is known all over the world for its rich .... Then put the following events and ...... The Andes dominate Bolivia's landscape. Look ... Except in the alti-.

Outline: Geography and Economic Development in Latin America ...

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tropical countries have an average GDP per capita of $3,326, while 78 nontropical countries have an average GDP per ... In all of the neighboring countries with an Amazonian frontier, the .... around $5,000 except for the Highlands at $4,343. ..... For most goods, the world markets are dominated by a relatively small number.

the last frontier forests: ecosystems and ... - Intact Forest Landscapes

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Seventy-six countries assessed in this study have lost all of their frontier forest. • 39 percent of ..... otherwise modified forests that dominate the landscape today.

ice sheet - National Geographic Society

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Aug 16, 2012 ... The Scandinavian Ice Sheet dominated Western Europe. ... The Patagonian Ice Sheet spread out from the Andes Mountains to cover much of ...

Is tourism damaging ecosystems in the Andes? Current knowledge ...

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Sep 9, 2014 ... For the purpose of this paper, the Andes region covers all mountains ... a combination of the following terms: touris*, ecotourism, visitor*, hik*, climb*, ... ( e.g. birds, vegetation, landscape, including details) and if ecological impacts ... In some countries, including Bolivia, Argentina and Ecuador, over 30% of ...

Tree-line changes along the Andes: implications of spatial patterns ...

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Dec 19, 2006 ... Despite consistent overall similarities in landscape patterns, many .... They found that although N. pumilio was the dominant species in all the sites except .... showing that fire generally increases in years following an increase in ...... Nature's geography: new lessons for conservation in developing countries.

Culture: A Geographical Perspective - p-12

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All told, an amazing variety of attributes characterize our planet. ... Those concepts are culture region, cultural landscape, cultural diffusion, cultural ecology, ... In contrast, rural culture regions elsewhere in the world might be dominated by cattle ranches, .... Cultural differences exist within countries as well as between them...

Sacred Mountains in the Highlands of the South-Central Andes

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The hill deities have some or all of the following characteristics: (1) ... the sea, except for the Loa River that flows 420 km to the Pacific Ocean. ... 3 different countries (Chile, Bolivia, and Argentina). ... grasses that dominate the landscape. This is ...

Genesis of Ferralsols - Food and Agriculture Organization of the ...

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By and large, Precambrian formations belong to one or more the following: .... The lower foot slopes of the Andes and Himalayas and uplands in Africa present ... The dominant geomorphic controls in humid tropical mountain areas are: ..... In the landscape, Alisols can be associated with Gleysols and all the Reference Soil  ...