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  1. The Cordillera is a continuous sequence of mountain ranges that includes the Rocky Mountains. (Web site)
  2. Cordillera is a Chilean province located to the east of the Santiago Metropolitan Region. (Web site)
  3. Cordillera is one of the six provinces of the Santiago Metropolitan Region of Chile.
  4. Andes Cordillera is defined by the 2000 m contour. (Web site)
  5. The Cordillera is a sprawling resort that shares heavily forested land above the town of Edwards with large private homes.


  1. In early July the students traveled to the Ilocos and Cordillera regions for a 5-week stay.
  2. Bangit held several other positions not only in Kalinga, but also in the Cordillera region. (Web site)
  3. Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao used to be 97; Caraga used to be 13; Cordillera Administrative Region used to be 98; and MIMAROPA used to be 04. (Web site)
  4. The entire cordillera is of volcanic origin and an extension of the volcanic region found in southern Peru. (Web site)
  5. The Ilocos region was the worst hit followed by Cagayan Valley and the Cordillera Autonomous Region.

Cordillera Region

  1. It involved the construction of dams along the Chico River, which runs within the Cordillera region. (Web site)
  2. The proposed San Roque Dam would be located on the Agno River in the mountainous Cordillera region of Luzon island in the Philippines.

Cordillera Peoples

  1. The Cordillera people are struggling against the intensification of mining operations.
  2. Victoria Tauli Corpuz: The Cordillera People-s Alliance came together and formed into an alliance in 1984.
  3. Balweg thereafter created his own organization, the Cordillera Peoples Liberation Army in April, 1986. (Web site)
  4. On 8th June a member of MAC board members, the Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA), was killed this. (Web site)

Administrative Region

  1. The Cordillera Administrative Region is divided into six provinces. (Web site)
  2. Active members in Sagada, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Philippines Below you can find basic info for our members in Sagada. (Web site)


  1. The valley is surrounded by the Cordillera Central and Sierra Madre mountain ranges.
  2. Cagayan Valley is surrounded by the three mountain ridges, Sierra Madre, Caraballo, and Cordillera. (Web site)
  3. The farmers who camped and staged a vigil at Plaza Ferguzon came from the Central Luzon, Southern Tagalog, Cagayan Valley and Cordillera regions. (Web site)

Muslim Mindanao

  1. Article 10 of the 1987 Constitution prescribes the creation of autonomous regions in the Cordillera and Muslim Mindanao.
  2. The regions themselves do not possess a separate local government, with the exception of the Muslim Mindanao and Cordillera regions, which are autonomous.


  1. On the lower base, the Caraballo Mountain connects the Cordillera and Sierra mountain ranges. (Web site)
  2. Central North Luzon practically consists of the mountain range of the Philippine Cordillera. (Web site)
  3. Bolivia: The majority of Bolivia's glaciers are located within the relatively humid eastern cordillera ranges.


  1. It is the capital of the Cordillera Province in the Santiago Metropolitan Region. (Web site)
  2. Specifically, Santiago joins the cities of San Bernardo (Maipo province) and Puente Alto (Cordillera province) to form the Greater Santiago conurbation.
  3. Cordillera Province, Bolivia Cordillera Province, Chile This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title.
  4. The province of Kalinga-Apayao is in the northernmost Cordillera region. (Web site)
  5. Province and Benguet in the Cordillera, and nearby Ilocos Sur province. (Web site)


  1. The Cordillera region of the Philippines is acknowl¬edged as one of Northern Luzon’s major watersheds. (Web site)
  2. One community in Cordillera is also doing a satellite informance tour in the Cordillera region which we helped to organize. (Web site)
  3. The country in his eyes comprises five regions ("nations"): Cordillera, Luzon, The Visayas, Mindanao, and Bangsamoro. (Web site)
  4. Inside the sprawling Park are six regions representative of the Philippines Tagalog, Bicol, Visayas, Cordillera and Ilocos.
  5. The idea of the Cordillera as a region inhabited by one Igorot people is deeply rooted in American colonial policy.


  1. Balaoing said Baguio artists would feature freshwater fish endemic to the Cordillera in their mural.
  2. The country's summer capital, Baguio City stands amidst the mountainous region of the Cordillera.
  3. Cordillera Administrative Region Baguio City and Benguet province recorded the highest loss of life due to landslides.
  4. The Cordillera Administrative Region, which includes Baguio City, had a per capita index of 126.3, while Northern Mindanao had 104.5.


  1. The province of Ifugao is in the Cordillera Central Mountains of northern Luzon. (Web site)
  2. Most of the big rivers of Northern Luzon have their head-waters on the Cordillera Central. (Web site)
  3. The eastern slopes of the Cordillera Central descend gradually in a series of complex north-south ranges and hills. (Web site)
  4. During the recent years, however, the wildfire regimes in the Central Cordillera forests have changed.

Rocky Mountains

  1. The Canadian Cordillera, part of the American cordillera, stretches from the Rocky Mountains in the east to the Pacific Ocean.
  2. The Rocky Mountain Cordillera reach considerable elevation with numerous peaks over 14,000 feet (4270 m).
  3. The Canadian cordillera, part of the American cordillera, stretches from the Rocky Mountains in the east to the Pacific Ocean.

Indigenous Peoples

  1. Interestingly enough, included in this declaration of subordination are the non-indigenous peoples of the Cordillera. (Web site)
  2. The CPA is committed to advancing the interest and welfare of the indigenous peoples of the Cordillera. (Web site)
  3. Prior to the establishment of the CWERC, organizing among indigenous people in the Cordillera had already started.


  1. The Cordillera forests are nearly gone, rivers which watered the terraces are drying up.
  2. Other World Heritage Sites include "The Rice Terraces" of the Cordillera, considered the 8th wonder of the world.


  1. Animism is still prevalent among the highland peoples of Cordillera and Mindanao.
  2. Topography: The province is dominated by the highlands of the Pacific Cordillera running from north to south of the province.
  3. For the most part they lie between the great western cordillera on one side and the Laurentian and Appalachian highlands on the other.

Cordillera Mountain

  1. It is located in the Cordillera Mountains, five hours away from Manila by land. (Web site)
  2. Banaue is a town on the Cordillera mountain range in the north of the island of Luzon, in the Philippines.
  3. Baguio is a town on the Cordillera mountain range in the middle of the island of Luzon, in the Philippines.
  4. These facts alone underscore the importance of the Cordillera mountain region in providing ecosystem services to a large portion of Northern Luzon. (Web site)

Cordillera Blanca

  1. Trekking and climbing expeditions in the Cordillera Blanca and the Cordillera Huayhuash.
  2. Peruvian tour operator located in Huaraz the meca of adventure travels in the Andes, Cordillera Blanca, Huayhuash and Cuzco.

Gran Cordillera

  1. Gran Cordillera is the highest and largest mountain range in the Philippines.
  2. The Gran Cordillera was then inhabitted by hardy warriors known by their individual tribal names but are generally called the Igorots. (Web site)

Cordillera Indigenous

  1. To the Cordillera indigenous peoples, land and ancestral domain are central concerns. (Web site)
  2. This militarization is clearly an assault on the Cordillera indigenous peoples territories and peaceful existence.
  3. This exhibit gathers materials on the Cordillera region, specifically on two of the numerous indigenous tribes present in the area.


  1. El Tungurahua (5.023 metros) está localizado en la Cordillera de Ecuador (Los Andes), 140 kilómetros (87 millas) al sur de Quito, la capital del país.
  2. North of the Cordillera Real are the Yungas, the steep eastern slopes of the Andes that make the transition to the Amazon basin.
  3. To the east is the Cordillera Oriental, whose spectacular northern section near La Paz is called Cordillera Real (“Royal Range”). (Web site)
  4. In the Andes even more distinctly than in Africa the cordillera forms a mighty wall running north and south.
  5. The area of our trek - the Cordillera de los Marabios - lies in the coastal plain to the north west of Managua and 30km from the ocean.


  1. The rugged Zamboanga Cordillera forms the backbone of the peninsula.
  2. This species occupies most of the Montane Cordillera Ecozone. (Web site)
  3. Cordillera workers really deserve a wage hike.
  4. On the east, the Pacific lowlands are bounded by the Cordillera Occidental, from which numerous streams run. (Web site)
  5. Besides the excellent winter skiing at nearby Vail or Beaver Creek, The Lodge and Spa at Cordillera is known for its world-class golf.

Cordillera Administrative

  1. The Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) was created out of the Ilocano regions of Ilocos and Cagayan in 1987. (Web site)
  2. In Metro Manila, Cordillera Administrative Region, Ilocos, Bicol, and Eastern Visayas, the exit poll score is 8-5, or the same as the national average. (Web site)

Cordilleran Ophiolites

  1. Cordilleran ophiolites are characteristic of those that occur in the mountain belts of western North America (the "Cordillera" or backbone of the continent). (Web site)


  1. In the Cordillera region of Chubut province, some 300 kilometers south of Bariloche, and 650 km west of Trelew, lies the city of Esquel.

Cordillera Huayhuash

  1. Yerupaja or Nevado Yerupaja is a mountain of the Cordillera Huayhuash in north central Peru, part of the Andes.


  1. En la cordillera Real destacan los picos de Ancohuma (tambin llamado Hanko Uma, con 6.388 m) y de los nevados de Illampu (6.421 m) e Illimani (6.462 m).

Andes Mountains

  1. The section of the rainforest that borders the Cordillera Real of the Andes Mountains is a bit cooler, but still very wet.

Se Encuentra En

  1. Se encuentra en la Cordillera Central de los Andes ecuatorianos. (Web site)

Cordillera Cantábrica

  1. The Cantabrian Mountains (Cordillera Cantábrica) form Asturias's natural border with the province of León to the south. (Web site)

Cordillera Central Mountain Range

  1. The province is named that way because it is found in the Cordillera Central mountain range of north central Luzon.
  2. The Cordillera region encompasses most of the areas within the Cordillera Central mountain range of Luzon, the largest range in the country. (Web site)

Eastern Cordillera

  1. Arque is a rural province in Cochabamba Department in the eastern cordillera of the South American state of Bolivia. (Web site)

Western Cordillera

  1. The magmas of the volcanoes of the Western Cordillera (WC) are unique to the Andes. (Web site)
  2. Two geographical features have major effects on North American climates: the western Cordillera, trending north-south; and the Interior Plains to the east. (Web site)

Central Cordillera

  1. The pine forests of the Central Cordillera of Luzon Island are unlike those found anywhere else in the Philippines.

Cordillera Occidental

  1. Carihuairazo is located in the Cordillera Occidental of the Andes of central Ecuador, 150 km (93 miles) south-southwest of the capital Quito.

Cordillera Central

  1. Tungurahua (5,023 m) is located in the Cordillera Central of the Andes of central Ecuador, 140 kilometres (87 mi) south of the capital Quito.
  2. The Ibaloi are one of the indigenous peoples collectively known as Igorot, who live in the mountains of the Cordillera Central on the island of Luzon.
  3. Puerto Rico is crossed by mountain ranges, notably the Cordillera Central, which rises to 4,389 ft (1,388 m) in the Cerro de Punta. (Web site)


  1. The Cordillera Central is a limestone mountain chain that runs across the middle of island and has its highest point at Cerro de Punta near Ponce.


  1. The mountains forming the Cordillera between Magellan Strait and 41°S are higher than those previously mentioned in Tierra del Fuego. (Web site)


  1. The Cordillera Cantábrica, a limestone formation, runs parallel to, and close to, the northern coast near the Bay of Biscay. (Web site)

North America

  1. The rest of the province is part of the Western Cordillera of North America, often referred to in Canada as the Pacific Cordillera or Canadian Cordillera. (Web site)
  2. Ocean floor within these subduction zones is then thrust down beneath the Andean cordillera, and cordilleran fold belts of North America.


  1. The Siffu-Mallig system lies on the slope of the Central Cordillera ranges flowing almost parallel to the Magat River. (Web site)


  1. Puerto Rico has 17 lakes, all man-made, and more than 50 rivers, most originating in the Cordillera Central.

Highest Peak

  1. Cerro Mercedario is the highest peak of the Cordillera de la Ramada range and the eighth highest mountain of the Andes. (Web site)


  1. There were also small settled valleys in the northern part of the Cordillera Occidental. (Web site)

Small Area

  1. The golden toad once occupied a small area of 4 km2 of elfin cloud forest on the Cordillera de Tilaran in northern Costa Rica.


  1. La cordillera Oriental o Real se introduce a Bolivia desde el nudo de Apolobamba. (Web site)
  2. As, en la regin dominada por la cordillera Real u Oriental y la Occidental o Volcnica hacia el occidente de Bolivia, el clima se regula por la altura.


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