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Climate and related phenomena of the eastern Andean slopes of central Peru

Syracuse University. Research Institute.

Climate and related phenomena of the eastern Andean slopes of central Peru

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Published in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

  • Peru,
  • Andes.
    • Subjects:
    • Peru -- Climate.,
    • Andes.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Wolfram U. Drewes [and] Arlene T. Drewes.
      ContributionsDrewes, Wolfram U., Drewes, Arlene T., Quartermaster Research and Engineering Center (U.S.)
      LC ClassificationsQC988.P4 S9
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 85 p.
      Number of Pages85
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6255914M
      LC Control Number58026511

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Research Institute.; Quartermaster Research and Engineering Center (U.S.)]. In Peru, a country located just south of the Equator, there are three climate zones: a desert coastal strip (called la Costa), with a mild climate, cloudy and foggy in winter and pleasantly warm in summer; - the Andean zone (la Sierra), more or less cold depending on altitude; - finally, the large eastern area covered by the Amazonian forest (la Selva), with a hot and humid climate.

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The eastern slopes between 28° and 38° S lat. are very arid, and only further south do moisture-laden winds penetrate to the east. In the southern Andes there are many large terminal glacial lakes.

Corresponding to the geographic position and the climate, the snow line in the Andes in the wet north and east lies at an elevation of 4. shortening is thereby related to the geometry of the subducted main continental-scale feature of the central Andes between about plate.

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