Andes: Trees in the Stone Desert
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More photos in the vicinity:
On the Way to the Paso de Agua Negra
Driving through Penitentes
|Normally the mountainous region of the subtropical Andes is barren. However, at places where water is available, the vegetation is lush. Here broad-leaved trees are growing in a height above 3000 m.
Date: Mar 05, 2004
Longitude: -69° 33.89'
Latitude: -30° 23.63'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy LOC map collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-07