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Definition of the noun Altiplano
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noun - plural: altiplanos
- A high plateau.
"Altiplano": A ravishingly shot environmental drama set in the High Andes of Peru. When a mysterious sickness afflicts a remote village, the superstitious inhabitants' fears turn to anger, which they direct against a team of European medics until one young woman learns the sinister truth about the source of the illness, to her own great cost.
- also known as Fragments of Grace
- countries: Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Peru
- languages: English Language, French, Persian Language, Spanish Language, Ayacucho Quechua
- directors: Peter Brosens & Jessica Hope Woodworth
- producer: Heino Deckert
- art direction by Guillermo Isa & Anne Fournier
- written by Jessica Hope Woodworth & Peter Brosens
- casting by Barbara Acosta
- cinematography by Francisco Gózon
- edited by Nico Leunen
- music by Michel Schöpping
- set decoration by Florin Dima
- genres: World cinema, Drama
- released on (5 years ago)
- official website: www.altiplano.info
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Plate Tectonics and Earthquake Hazards by Timothy Kusky, Timothy M. Kusky
The Altiplano is a large, uplifted plateau ...
Lake Titicaca (2012)
A Synthesis of Limnological Knowledge by C. Dejoux
ALAIN LAVENU The Altiplano is a vast intermontane basin in the Central Andes of Peru, Bolivia and Argentina, lying between the Western and Eastern Cordilleras (Fig. 1). It is about 2000 km long and 200 km wide with an altitude varying from ...
The Altiplano is a large plain found in southern Peru. ______ 5. This area has flat plains, sand dunes, hills, and a few trees. 6. Huascaran is the tallest ...
Anthropology, Anthropology by CTI Reviews
The altiplano is an areaofinland drainage lying in thecentral Andes, occupying partsof Chile, Argentina, Bolivia,Peru and Ecuador. Midden: A midden, (also kitchen midden is an old dump for domestic waste which may consist of animal bone, ...
by Cyrus McKell
The Puna or Andean Altiplano is a large high-level intermontane basin, at present covered with the sediments of extinct 0r shrunken lakes. Aridity increases southward with rainfall of 800—1000 mm/yr in the humid northern Puna and ...
Proceedings of the Third International Congress on Arsenic in the Environment (As-2010) by Jiin-Shuh Jean, Jochen Bundschuh, Prosun Bhattacharya
The Altiplano is a high altitude plateau located between the metasedimentary Cordillera Oriental in the West and the volcanic Cordillera Occidental of the Andes in the East (USGS & GEOBOL, 1992). The Poopó Lake is located between ...
Volume 2 Major Cheese Groups by P. F. Fox
Bolivia Altiplano is a soft fresh cheese made from raw whole cows' and sheep's milk. This cheese was known at the time of the Incas and was made on the Altiplano. Its production has spread to lower areas but the technology has remained ...
Earth sciences, Earth sciences by CTI Reviews
Location The Altiplano is an area of inland drainage (endorheism) lying in the central Andes, occupying parts of Northern Chile and Argentina, Western Bolivia and Southern Peru. Coble creep, a form of diffusion creep, is a mechanism for ...
From the Origins to the Current Crisis by Christopher Isett, Stephen Miller
Above the altiplano is a zone of permanent snow and frost that begins at five thousand meters, but having crossed the highest snow-covered peaks, and started on the eastern Andean escarpment, our traveler is welcomed by progressively ...
Bolivia Pocket Adventures (2007)
by Vivien Lougheed
V THE ALTIPLANO Altiplano means high plain. It is high, but it is not a plain. Infact, it consists of volcanos, saltflats, dry rock formations and rolling hills. In Bolivia, the Altiplano runs from Lake Titikaka all the way to the Chilean border, a total of ...
A Climbing Guide by Yossi Brain, Paula Thurman
The Altiplano is an elongated basin ...
Up the Andes (2010)
Travel the Andes from North to South from Top to Bottom by Gareth Morgan, Jo Morgan
The Altiplano is a plateau between two mountain ranges formed by the collision of two tectonic plates, which have buckled the earth's crust. The region of Uyuni was once ancient seabed, and it has survived its 3.5km journey skyward roughly ...
Costa Rica's Caribbean Coast (2014)
by Vivien Lougheed
THE ALTIPLANO Altiplano means high plain. It is high, but it is not a plain. In fact, it consists of volcanos, salt flats, dry rock formations and rolling hills. In Bolivia, the Altiplano runs from Lake Titikaka all the way to the Chilean border, a total of ...
by New York Academy of Sciences, Timothy M. Kusky
The Altiplano is a sedimentary basin caught between the mountain ranges of the Cordillera Oriental on the east and the Cordillera Occidental on the west. Lake Titicaca, the largest high-altitude lake in the world, is located at the northern end ...
The Mountain Encyclopedia (2005)
An A to Z Compendium of Over 2,250 Terms, Concepts, Ideas, and People by Frederic Hartemann, Robert Hauptman
Altiplano The plateau area (high plains) in the Andes of Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru. Advancing across the Glacier for an ...
by Carl Skutsch
The Altiplano, however, has little rainfall and reaches altitudes over three mileshigh that arealmost arctic. The Chaco also has little rainfall buthightemperatures. Differences in the Bolivianpopulation accompany the country's wide rangeof ...
These two types merge with each other and constitute the vast area of high- altitude Peru, Bolivia and northern Chile and northern Argentina referred to as the altiplano. In the Afro-alpine or tropicalalpine grasslands in the Old World the ...
by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc
The cool, dry Altiplano (High Plateau) lies between the two ranges. Tropical lowlands cover the east. Amazon rain forest covers the far north. The Bolivian Chaco region in the south is swampy in the rainy season but hot and desertlike for the ...
Conclusions Further Reading GLOSSARY Altiplano The highlands of Peru. chacheeko Local name for a newcomer in Alaska. cold soaked Frozen. dehydration Loss of water in the body. desertification Land ...
Ethnic and National Groups around the World by James B. Minahan
6–3 million Homeland Aymaranaka occupies the high Altiplano plateau region in the Andes that stretches from southern Peru into western Bolivia and northern Chile. Flag The Aymara flag, the Qullasuyu Wipala, is a square bearing multiple ...
by Timothy M. Kusky, Katherine E. Cullen
The high, cold Atacama desert is located in the northern Chile sub-Andean range , and the high Altiplano Plateau is situated along the great bend in the Andes in Bolivia and Peru. The southern part of south America consists of a series of ...
World History Encyclopedia (2011)
by Alfred J. Andrea, Kevin McGeough, William E. Mierse, Mark Aldenderfer, Carolyn Neel
Early in the Quaternary, a vast lake, Mataro, occupied the northern and central Altiplano. Mataro's shoreline was more than 450 feet (137 meters) higher than today. Mataro eventually dried and then reappeared as Lake Cabana (1 million ...
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