Antisana


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Antisana

(Spanish antiˈsana)
n
(Placename) a volcano in N central Ecuador, in the Andes. Height: 5756 m (18 885 ft)

An•ti•sa•na

(ˌɑn tiˈsɑ nɑ)

n.
Mount, an active volcano in N central Ecuador, near Quito. 18,885 ft. (5756 m).
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Vi las ruinas de la torre de la anatomia en Jena, Alemania, donde Humboldt paso muchas semanas diseccionando animales, y en Ecuador, en el Antisana a 3,600 metros de altura, con cuatro condores volando en circulo sobre mi y rodeada de una manada de caballos salvajes, encontre la choza desvencijada en la que durmio una noche en marzo de 1802.
En materia de medio ambiente, Ecuador ha sido uno de los lugares que mas ha resentido los efectos de cambios climaticos, con perdida de glaciales y nivel de hielo en altas montanas como el Cotopaxi, Chimborazo, Antisana, Cayambe, entre otros.
La Reserva Ecologica Antisana y el Parque Nacional Cajas son areas protegidas del Ecuador, se encuentran en la cordillera de los Andes y protegen una muestra importante de paramo herbaceo del pais.
16-VIII-1959, Barclay & Juajibioy 8842 (MO, UC); Origenes del rio Antisana, laguna Micacocha, 22-VIII-1976, Ollgaard & Balslev 8844 (NY); Reserva Ecologica Antisana, ruta Quito-Tena km 41, El Tambo, Paramo de Guamini, Rancho San Carlos-Cachaco-Plaza de Armas, 4000 m s.
A male Disceratus specimen found in cloud forest of Podocarpus National Park in southernmost Ecuador is apparently conspecific with Disceratus nubiger Scudder 1869, known only from the female holotype, collected one and a half centuries ago on slopes of the volcano Antisana.
Adakite-like lavas from Antisana volcano (Ecuador): evidence for slab melt metasomatism beneath the Andean northern volcanic zone.
En ciudades como Quito, los paramos de Papallacta y Antisana aportan el 100 % del agua que consumen sus habitantes.
231 (US); Quijos Canton, Reserva Ecologica Antisana, Rio Aliso 8 km SW of Cosanga, 00[degrees]36'S, 77[degrees]57'W, 2390 m, Vargas, H.
To the north-east we could see Cayambe and Antisana, and south Chimborazo was standing tall above the clouds.
Instead, he and his team took to the cloud forests of Ecuador, on the slopes of the active Antisana Volcano.
Researchers at the John Hopkins University took to the cloud forests of Ecuador, on the slopes of the active Antisana Volcano, to study the plain-tailed wrens.
After a farmer killed Bubu's mother, the tiny orphan was rescued, confined to a zoo, and later given his own natural rehabilitation site high in the Andes at Hacienda Yanhurco, adjacent to Cotopaxi and Antisana volcanoes.