Cordillera Oriental


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Related to Cordillera Oriental: Cordillera Occidental, Cordillera Central

Cordillera O·rien·tal

 (ôr′ē-ĕn-täl′, ō′ryĕn-)
A discontinuous series of mountain ranges in the Andes lying to the east of the Cordillera Occidental and extending from western Bolivia to northern Colombia. Its highest elevation is Illimani, 6,439 m (21,125 ft), in the Cordillera Real of Bolivia.

Cor•di•lle•ra O•rien•tal

(ˌkɔr ðiˈyɛ rɑ ˌɔ ryɛnˈtɑl)
n.
the E ranges of the Andes, in Bolivia, Colombia, and Peru.
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The Cordillera Oriental is now known as a major amber-producing region.
Its distribution in Colombia is discontinuous in the Perija Mountain Range and the Cordillera Oriental.
This study was conducted in Tama National Park (TNP) (07[degrees] 27' N, 72[degrees] 28' W) at the northern tip of the Cordillera Oriental in the jurisdiction of Herran and Toledo municipalities, Norte de Santander, Colombia (Fig.
This minute and distinctive species is known only from a single collection made in Santuario Flora y Fauna Iguaque in the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia, where it grows on protected rock ledges in dry paramo with Espeletia at 3536 m.
AcostaGalvis (2000) publico un listado de anuros, salamandras y cecilias de Colombia, en donde se especifica la distribucion biogeografica de cada especie, asi como el departamento y la altitud en donde se ha registrado; sin embargo, para Norte de Santander alli solo se reportan 31 especies; las localidades en las que se obtienen estos reportes se encuentran en la vertiente oriental y occidental de la Cordillera Oriental, el Municipio de Pamplona, el Parque Nacional Natural Tama y la region del Catatumbo (IAvH 2001).
Anuros de un bosque de niebla de la Cordillera Oriental de Colombia.
Cover and basement tectonics in the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia, South America, and a comparison with some other folded chains.
MMP") a Dominican Republic-registered Company which has applied for several exploration concessions within the Los Ranchos Formation along the Cordillera Oriental in the Dominican Republic.
This species is named after the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia to which it is apparently confined.
Volcanic ashes from local volcanic sources cover most of the Cordillera Oriental of the Colombian Andes.
Equally synchronous at this event also manifested a basic magmatism in back arc region toward the east of RFS at Cordillera Oriental in Colombia and Oriente Basin in Ecuador (Moreno et al.