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Andes,

mountains in Peru.
Andes disease - chronic altitude sickness.
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The terrain gravity effects (TGE) and free air gravity anomalies (FAGA) of the Andes mountains spectral correlation data confirms that these mountains are isostatically disturbed.
This is the extraordinary true story of the survival of members of a Uruguayan rugby team and others whose plane crashed in the Andes Mountains in 1972, a story also related in the book Alive, by Piers Paul Read.
Rhoades is an anthropologist at the University of Georgia, and he edited a book on the people and cultures of the Andes Mountains.
Which bird of the vulture family inhabits the Andes Mountains of South America?
On the surfaces of many glaciers high in the Andes Mountains, towering spikes of snow called penitentes crowd the terrain like legions of white ghosts.
VALENCIA - A huge quake rupturing Earth's crust, heavy snow in Siberia or even high winds in the Andes Mountains can alter the planet's rotation and change time, if only by a single second.
Matias Beltran-Tasley was born in the Andes mountains in Ecuador, but when still very young, he and his mother, Tama, moved to Sarasota after a stint in Taos, N.
Unigen and Inca Health will work closely together with indigenous tribes to collect native plants from the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest and Andes Mountains that have a history of ethnomedicinal use in order to identify lead compounds for the development of pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, cosmeceutical and functional food products.
To most people living in the poor emerald cities of Colombia's rugged Andes mountains, finding a one-carat crystal would mean a vastly improved lifestyle.
Extending from the Pacific Ocean to the Andes Mountains, the Atacama Desert in northern Chile is one of the hottest, driest places on earth.
That involved cycling in the snow-clad Andes mountains, but, she says, `the terrain in Lesotho was the most difficult I've ever encountered'.