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noun as in mountain range

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Using the carbon-14 dates from the kauri trees, the team examined sediment, pollen, and other data from before and during the Laschamps excursion that point to sudden cooling at locations from Australia to the Andes.

For the past 25 years, Lake Palcacocha, perched above the Peruvian city of Huaraz high in the Andes, has been filling up with water.

Now retired, he and his family make about 2,000 cases of wine from 12 acres around their home in the Uco Valley, a high-altitude region in the Andes foothills, in the southern end of the Mendoza region.

The surge in demand led to drastic changes for indigenous farmers in the Andes.

Haas suspects these were the main targets of ancient hunters in that part of the Andes.

By contrast, The German Doctor is a thriller that becomes a horror story amid the breathtaking beauty of the Andes foothills.

Their vista of the snow-capped Andes suggests the Bavarian alps and the view from Berchtesgaden.

The first search and rescue mission mapped an effort to find two friends who had gone missing while hiking in the Peruvian Andes.

Cocaine comes from the coca plant, which grows in the Andes and is considered sacred.

Yasuni Natonal Park, where the equator meets the Andes, is famed for its fabulous variety of plants and animals.

Moreover, the passes in ascending the Andes and Cordillera can only be correctly imagined by experienced travellers.

The flavor of all cigars made from South American tobacco is similar, especially those made from tobacco grown east of the Andes.

And yet the Alps are little more than half the hight of the Andes, and not more than a hundredth part of their mass.

"Then there is not the slightest doubt that we see the Lower Andes," he said.

On the eastern declivity of the Andes, I have seen some of these trees more than sixty feet high.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Andes, such as: sierra, alps, chain, cordillera, cordilleran belt, and fold belt.

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