Quantcast

Latest Geography of Peru Stories

2014-07-08 04:21:31

TREVISO, Italy, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeLclima chillers, AHU and close control units installed in a modern health complex in Lima The specialized hospital Guillermo Kaelin Source and its respective Polyclinic, located in Villa Maria del Triunfo in Lima, will serve more than 250,000 patients in Peru. The advanced digital equipment, the information systems and the communication technology will enable this new hospital to speed up and improve the care of...

Nazca Lines in the Peruvian Desert
2014-05-06 09:22:42

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study indicates that in ancient Peru residents formed lines of rock which may have directed people to fairs and trade sites around 300 B.C., reports Dan Vergano of National Geographic News. The Paracas people placed these piles of rock, with some stretching more than 1.9 miles, in the highlands and built ceremonial mounds near their homes along the Andean coast. This predates the famous Nazca lines by centuries. The Paracas...

56a939eb071b2e5c38b7d391abf271e51
2010-12-28 12:15:00

Every year new species are discovered in the Peruvian Amazon, known for its biodiversity where conservation and danger often go hand in hand. The Amazon covers 60 percent of Peru and it is a hotbed of bio-activity and home to 25,000 species of plants, which is 10 percent of the world's stock. Peru holds the world's second-largest bird population and is among the top five countries for mammals and reptiles. Scientists found a previously unknown leech and a new type of mosquito this year...

2009-11-17 05:00:00

As deadline approaches, tensions rise again in the Peruvian Amazon SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a recent letter to Hunt Oil Company President Ray Hunt, the Native Federation of the Rio Madre de Dios (FENAMAD) gave Hunt until this week to leave the Amarakaeri Communal Reserve in the southern Peruvian Amazon as a condition to continuing any further talks. "Having peacefully exhausted all protest, without receiving any answer, we hereby communicate that we have...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
Related