Sentence Examples

  • The sierra is the region of the Andes, and is about 250 m.
  • The marine facies of the later Tertiaries is confined to the neighbourhood of the coast, and was probably formed after the elevation of the Andes; but inland, freshwater deposits of this period are met with, especially in Patagonia.
  • During the Tertiary period the great volcanoes of the Andes were formed, and there were smaller eruptions in the Sierras.
  • Farther south, in Patagonia, the prevailing wind is westerly, in which case the Andes again " blanket " an extensive region and deprive it of rain, turning it into an arid desolate steppe.
  • From the mouth of the Colorado to the Andes, ranging from 57° to 55°; but the rainfall increases from 8 in.

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