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2015-04-22 08:26:23

SANTIAGO, Chile, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPark Limited ("GeoPark") (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and producing properties

2015-04-16 23:07:33

Kennedy will present at The Explorers Club, the famed NYC center for adventurers, scientists and conservationists, along with Julio Fiol, Chile's Consul General in NYC, and international supporters

2015-04-14 12:20:46

Unions from LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines from 7 countries expand support to striking LAN Airlines workers SANTIAGO, Chile, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than

2015-04-09 23:06:44

Wavetec installed a complete digital signage video wall solution at Santander Bank Chile, consisting of 16 professional high-definition displays to operate 24/7 at the bank's monitoring room.

2015-04-08 16:21:03

-- 98.19% of Lan Express workers voted to strike, rejecting the almost zero wage increase offered by the largest airline in Latin America. WASHINGTON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-04-07 23:02:45

OpenIAM has agreed to be partners with Certant to provide cost-effective and feature-rich Identity and Access Management solutions for South American Markets. Cortlandt

2015-04-02 16:22:46

Overwhelming Support for Strike in Chile LONDON, April 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the upcoming days, various airports in Latin America will be confronting

2015-03-31 16:26:10

TORONTO, March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) announces that it has filed its Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31,

2015-03-26 12:21:28

An official ceremony in the capital city of Santiago saw President Michelle Bachelet and the Minister of the Interior, Rodrigo Penailillo, take part in the vehicle hand over to 40 fire brigades, represented

2015-03-24 16:21:48

Unions in Ecuador, Colombia and Miami are coordinating actions with a potential strike in Chile WASHINGTON, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A number of flights of South


Latest Chile Reference Libraries

Lomatia ferruginea
2014-10-07 10:04:02

Lomatia ferruginea is commonly referred to as Fuinque. It is a small tree species that can be found naturally growing only in Chile. It is a member of the Proteaceae family. L. ferruginea is an evergreen tree with only a few branches. The newer shoots are blanketed by reddish-brown hairs. The tree can grow over 20 feet tall. It has fern-like leaves that grow on an average of about 13 to 14 inches long and 8 to 10 inches wide. The upper surface of the leaves are green while underneath is a...

Embothrium
2014-10-06 11:16:18

Embothrium is a genus of shrub species in the Proteaceae family. Some of the species include Embothrium coccineum from Chile, Embothrium grandiflorum from Peru, and Embothrium lanceolatum from Chile. Embothrium are large shrubs or trees. They will grow on an average to heights between 33 to 66 feet high with a trunk up to 28 inches wide. They all contain evergreen leaves. They are usually 5 to 12 centimeters long and 2 to 4 centimeters broad. They have flowers that grow in dense bunches,...

Mount Hudson
2014-10-04 18:07:58

Mount Hudson, also known as Volcán Hudson, is an active stratovolcano that is located in southern Chile, named after 9th-century Chilean Navy hydrographer Francisco Hudson. Its summit, which is covered in glaciers, holds a caldera that was created from a large eruption that occurred in 4750 BCE or 1890 BCE. Based on evidence found at the Los Toldos archaeological site, it is thought that the early eruption destroyed most settlements in the area at that time. Modern eruptions occurred in...

Socompa
2014-08-19 10:02:27

Socompa is a complex stratovolcano that can be found at the border of Chile and Argentina, reaching an elevation of 19,852 feet. This volcano is best known for its avalanche debris deposit, which have formed the Monturaqui Basin on its west side, the most noted example of this type of deposit in the world. It is a difficult volcano to visit, taking at least a day by vehicle traveling from the north or the west. Socompa is also known for the microbial ecosystems that occur near grasses at its...

Monito del Monte, Dromiciops gliroides
2014-04-30 10:08:55

The monito del monte (Dromiciops gliroides), Spanish for little bush monkey, is a species of marsupial that can only be found in southwestern areas of South America, specifically in Argentina and Chile. This species prefers to reside in Valdivian temperate rain forests and mountain bamboo forests. It was once thought that this species is descended from marsupials living in Australia, but studies have shown that Australidelphia marsupials most likely originated in South America and later moved...

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Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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