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Unformatted text preview: Peruvian Coastal Current cool north moving current prevents rain Garua a light mist El Nino off shore flows and on shore precipitation in peru lomas small plants ans grasses Atacama desert of northern chile only the loa manages to make it to the coast Valdiva, chilean city the bio bio river was the frontier during colonial times between the spanish in chile and the araucanians Chile feels the roaring forties microclimates are a common feature of the andes Chibcha culture in bogota columbia fourished, and the spanish then brought in corn and cattle Quito ia heavily populated capital city in ecuador In Cuenca, in the andean basin, cattle and dairy thrive In peru the most obvious example of local modification of the environment if lake titicaca Valley of Cuzco, in the puruvian andes, heart of the inca empire many llamas and alpacas...
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2009 for the course SPAN 225 taught by Professor Gulina during the Spring '09 term at McGill.
- Spring '09