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Joint Antarctic School Expedition Sends High-school Students To Chilean Station
2014-01-15 06:40:23

National Science Foundation Three high-school students and a teacher from Wisconsin will participate in a joint pilot program of the US and Chilean Antarctic programs that will send them to a Chilean research station this February for hands-on experience with Antarctic environments and ecosystems research. The US students and teacher, from the Monona Grove, Wisc., school district, will join their Chilean peers--winners of Chile's Antarctic School Fair--in the first Joint Antarctic...

2014-01-09 12:22:23

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- The solar plant, which will use molten salts tower technology, will have an advanced storage system enabling it to generate electricity for up to 17.5 hours without direct solar radiation. -- This plant will strengthen Abengoa's position in Chile and forms part of the Chilean government's important support and commitment to renewable energy. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international...

2014-01-08 23:21:55

MarketResearchReports.Biz presents this most up-to-date research on "Market Overview on: Travel and Tourism in Chile To 2017" Albany, NY (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Market Overview on: Travel and Tourism in Chile To 2017: Now at Market-Research-Reports.Biz The report provides detailed market analysis, information and insights, including:     Historic and forecast tourist volumes covering the entire Chilean travel and tourism sector...

2014-01-08 08:32:39

Hybrid cloud deployment model now processing over 70 Billion US Dollars of invoice volume in Latin America for multinationals ATLANTA, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Invoiceware International, the leader in Latin America electronic invoicing, today announced that they achieved record growth in both revenue and network size for the calendar year 2013. Driven by a series of new customer wins, ever changing legislation in Latin America electronic invoicing policy, and the addition of new...

2013-12-11 23:19:46

World’s Leading Technology to End Distracted Driving Enters Spanish-speaking Markets Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 In order to address the inherent safety concerns around distracted driving, Autobahn, Chile’s leader in automotive equipment for 27 years, partners with Cellcontrol to bring the world’s leading distracted driving technology to South America. During the 1st quarter of 2013 alone, Chilean police reported 16,469 accidents caused by distracted driving. According...

Contract Signed To Start Construction For European Extremely Large Telescope
2013-12-11 06:27:00

ESO At a ceremony at ESO’s Vitacura offices in Santiago on 9 December 2013 the ESO Director General, Tim de Zeeuw, and senior representatives of the Chilean company ICAFAL Ingeniería y Construcción S.A., signed a contract for the construction of a road to the summit of Cerro Armazones, the leveling of the top of the mountain and additional civil works. The ceremony was also attended by representatives of the ESO project team. Cerro Armazones will be the site of the 39-meter European...


Latest Chile Reference Libraries

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...

Chilean Horse
2014-04-04 10:44:38

The Chilean horse, also known as the Chilean Corralero, is a breed of horse that originated in South America. This horse is the oldest registered breed in South America and the oldest breed of Iberian origin, as well as the oldest official breed of stock horse in the Western Hemisphere. It is thought that the breed was first developed in 1544 when Father Rodrigo González Marmolejo began breeding with the intent of producing high quality horses. By the early sixteenth century, horses bred in...

Southern Right Whale, Eubalaena australis
2013-06-22 16:13:36

The southern right whale (Eubalaena australis) is a species of baleen whale that can be found in different regions in the summer and winter seasons. During the summer, it can be found in the Southern Ocean, possibly near Antarctica. During the winter, populations disperse into many warmer areas to breed, including waters near Chile, Argentina, New Zealand, South Africa, Peru, Namibia, Brazil, Australia, and Madagascar, among other areas. Right whales were first classified by Carolus...

Elegant Fat-tailed Mouse Opossum, Thylamys elegans
2013-05-02 10:37:28

The elegant fat-tailed mouse opossum (Thylamys elegans) can be found in Chile and possibly Argentina at altitudes between sea level and 8,202 feet. It prefers a wide variety of habitats including brushlands, riverbanks, and cloud forests. This species occurs in arid habitats, which is not typical to mouse opossums. The elegant fat-tailed mouse opossum can reach an average body length of up to 4.7 inches, with a tail length between 4.5 and 5.5 inches. The fur color of this species varies...

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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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