Essays Tagged: "andes mountains"

The art of Moche Pottery

eserts in the world (von Hagen 1964). A narrow strip of sand lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains (von Hagen 1964). The terrain between the coast and the mountain top is only a few m ...

(7 pages) 217 0 4.4 Dec/1997

Subjects: Art Essays

Drugs and Athelets

endurance and overcome fatigue. One hundred years later as many as 90 percent of the natives of the Andes Mountains in Peru regularly chewed coca leaves. It wasn't until the early years of the 20th ce ...

(15 pages) 333 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Pink Flamingo.

ic flamingos make colorful lawn ornaments!! But did you know thatsome flamingos live high up in the Andes Mountains of South America? Flamingoscan swim, and flamingos can fly.Ornithologists (scientist ... .This species of flamingo lives in remote salt lagoons of the altiplano (high altituderegion of the Andes Mountains in the region of northern Chile). However, it wasrediscovered in 1957.There are seve ...

(4 pages) 39 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Chile.

ile has a surface area of 292,133 square miles.Chile is a very contrast country. It has low coastal Andes Mountains, fertile valleys and forests in the central region, glaciers in the south and the At ... ple from all over the world, especially those interested in adventure tourism. You can climb in the Andes or feel the heat of the Atacama Desert, one of the driest places in the world.National parks a ...

(4 pages) 105 2 1.9 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Research paper on the Nazca Plains in Peru and its relation to extraterrestrial activity.

The Nazca plains lie between the great Andes Mountains and the Peruvian coast. Along with many thousands of lines on the Nazca plains, pict ...

(6 pages) 65 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Cocaine.

ne is mostly referred to as crack, it's also called coke, base or freebase.The native people of the Andes Mountains first used the leaves of the coca bush. They used them to get vitamins and to have t ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

History/Facts of Machu Pichu in Peru.

The ruins of Machu Picchu is in the Urubamba province in Peru. It is located high in the Andes Mountains at an alititude of 2,350 metres above sea level at the top of a ridge, hiding it fro ...

(3 pages) 53 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Influence of an Incan Empire

braces their ancient folklore beliefs and legends, but they literally live it every day.High in the Andes Mountains of Peru (over 12,500 feet) lies Lake Titicaca, the highest lake in the world, and se ... territory.Their cities and fortresses were mostly built on highlands and on the steep slopes of the Andes Mountains. The architecture of the Inca cities still amazes and puzzles most scientists. Stone ...

(7 pages) 59 0 4.8 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Athletes and Drugs.

endurance and overcome fatigue. One hundred years later as many as 90 percent of the natives of the Andes Mountains in Peru regularly chewed coca leaves. It wasn't until the early years of the 20th ce ...

(15 pages) 112 0 2.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Facts About Cocaine and Crack.

highly popular drug called Cocaine. Cocaine is not a new drug by any means. It originates from the Andes Mountains and the Incan people revered the coca leaf as early as 500 BC. Cocaine itself was fi ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.2 Feb/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

Colombia

ou get into the highlands. The terrain is flat in the coastal lowlands, central highlands, the high Andes Mountains, and eastern lowland plains. The lowest point is at the Pacific Ocean at 0 m. The hi ...

(3 pages) 466 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Colombia

ou get into the highlands. The terrain is flat in the coastal lowlands, central highlands, the high Andes Mountains, and eastern lowland plains. The lowest point is at the Pacific Ocean at 0 m. The hi ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Mitigation Strategies and Practical Solutions to Environmental Problems in South America

areas, and is home to over one-half of the world's tropical forests. The continent encompasses the Andes Mountains and major rivers, including the Orinoco, the Parana-Plata and the magnificent Amazon ...

(9 pages) 67 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Ring of Fire

l volcanoes were created by the Nazca and the South American plates colliding together creating the Andes Mountains. In Central America the Cocos and North American plate collided together forming the ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Civilizations of the Americas

ies and developed a writing system. The Incans created a road system to connect their empire in the Andes Mountains. They also developed an irrigation system and their own language.The Mayans and Azte ...

(3 pages) 1077 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History