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Andes,

mountains in Peru.
Andes disease - chronic altitude sickness.
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Graduate student Christine Chen examines stony deposits called tufas on a dried-up shoreline of a lake in the Andes Mountains in Chile.
Alamos grapes are grown at the foothills of the Andes Mountains at an elevation of 3,000 to 5,000 feet.
A TRUCK carrying schoolchildren home from a parade has fallen into a ravine in Peru's Andes Mountains, killing 17 people and injuring 33, authorities said.
The genetic data showed multiple accounts of species divergence, from nine to 29 different instances across the Andes Mountains that varied over time.
5 THE Incas were the first to grow potatoes in the Andes Mountains in Peru around 4,000 years ago.
Jansen said "we had an amazing trip with our family on Easter Sunday to Spitzkoppe, appreciating God's wonderful creation of our Unique Namibia." Of his winning image taken in Argentina, de Vos said "Mirador Fitzroy is one of the most spectacular peaks in the Andes Mountains in Argentina.
Although quinoa is widely regarded by foodies as an up-and-coming superfood, this nutrition-packed grain is currently grown only in South America's Andes Mountains. As Canadian tastes and markets for this mild-flavoured product expand, agricultural researchers are considering whether the plant can be adapted for cultivation here.
The new lip balms are: Relieve Softening Lip Balm from the Amazonian rain forest in a cocoa/vanilla nut flavor and formulated with Brazil nut for hydration: Revive Hydrating Lip Balm from the Andes mountains in herbal/mint flavor and formulated with chia seed oil to nourish and protect lips; and Repair Nourishing Lip Balm from the African savannah in a mango/ginger flavor formulated with carrot seed oil to rejuvenate stressed skin cells.
Ethnobotanist and botanical artist Eisenberg presents her participatory ethnographic research and partnership with the Aymara Indians in the Andes Mountains of northern Chile.
When the truck arrived in port, it was transported to the mine site located approximately four hours from the coast, deep into the Andes Mountains.
According to rescuers, 58-year-old Raul Fernando Gomez Cincunegui also consumed sugar, raisins and food that was present in the huts in the Andes Mountains, News.com.au reported.
Williams is a 200 page compendium in which he shares with the reader a truly engaging story of his 2008 trip to Peru and the discovery of Q'ero in the high Andes mountains felt by the ancient Incas to be the playground of the gods themselves.