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Definition of the noun huascaran
What does huascaran mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- a mountain in the Andes in Peru (22,205 feet high)
- lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
- instance of: mountain peak = the summit of a mountain
- part of: Peru / Republic of Peru = a republic in western South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; Andes = a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast
Huascaran a.k.a. Huascarán or Nevado Huascarán is a mountain in the Peruvian province of Yungay, situated in the Cordillera Blanca range of the western Andes. The highest southern summit of Huascarán is the highest point in Peru, northern part of Andes and in all of the Earth's Tropics. Huascarán is the fourth highest mountain in the Western Hemisphere after Aconcagua, Ojos del Salado, and Monte Pissis. The mountain was named after Huáscar, a 16th-century Inca emperor who was the Sapa Inca of the Inca empire.
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Huascaran is the tallest mountain in this area. 7. It is made up of three layers of plants. 8. This is the home of monkeys, sloths, and jaguars. 9. One side of this region is cool and the other side is hot and humid. 10. Many rivers begin in this ...
The Magic Fairy Rose (2017)
by A.E. Fortin
“Duke Marcos Huascaran is a man that will stop at ...
Hlingit Word Encyclopedia (2011)
The Origin of Copper by Sally-Anne Lambert
The name Aconcagua breaks down as: ACON + HAKU + QHAWAQ (from the official Huascaran region website, wvvw.huascaranperu.netIToponimios.htm ). Huascaran is in Yungay province, Peru. This part of South America is the cradle of ...
Encyclopedia of Disasters (2007)
Environmental Catastrophes and Human Tragedies by Angus Macleod Gunn
The geologically most important and most spectacular disruption was a massive debris avalanche from an altitude of 18,000 feet on the north peak of Mount Huascaran that overwhelmed and buried the city of Yungay. Altogether 70,000 lives ...
by Alexander Stilwell
Huascaran (Peru) Sajama(Bolivia) Chimborazo (Ecuador) EUROPE El'brus (Russian Federation) Mont Blanc (France-Italy) Matterhorn (Italy- Switzerland) ...
by Ronald Story
During the earthquake, a glacier was dislodged from Mount Huascaran, one ofthe tallest peaks in the Andes mountain range, causing alarge avalancheof ice, rocks, and mud to descend on Yungay at a speed ofabout 200 milesper hour.
by David S. G. Thomas, Andrew S. Goudie
(Huascaran rock avalanche.) Embley, R.W. and Jacobi, R.D. 1977: Distribution and morphology of large submarine sediment slides and slumps on Atlantic continental margins. Marine geotechnohgy 2 ...
by Vivien Gornitz
Four records from the Andes (Huascaran in Northern Peru, Coropuna in Southern Peru and Sajama and Illimani in Bolivia) and one from the Western Tibetan Plateau (Guliya) extend to or past the end of the last glacial stage and confirm, along ...
by Howard, Caroline
huascaran.gob.pe/ International Telecommunication Union (ITU). ( 2003). World telecommunication development report 2003: Access indicators for the ...
by David Bruce Weaver
There, the Huascaran National Park and the Inca path to Macchu Picchu are the country's two most important sites for both ecotourism and adventure tourism. Notwithstanding the small scale and environmentally sensitive character of most of ...
by Howard Mancing
Aurelio Miro Quesada Sosa (Lima, Peru: Huascaran, 1948) ...
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Scrabble value of H4U1A1S1C3A1R1A1N1
The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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