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Parallel chains or ranges of mountains.
Cordillera
Spanish word for "high plain" a region in Peru and Bolivia encircled by the Andes peaks.
Altiplano
Steep cliff or slope between a high and lower land surface.
Escarpment
Grassy, treeless plains of south South America.
Pampas
Electrical energy generated by falling water.
Hydroelectric Power
Fertile grassland in inland areas of Colombia and Venezuela.
Llano
Spanish term for "frozen land"; a zone of permanent snow and ice on the peaks of the Andes.
Tierra Helada
Spanish term for "cold land"; the high altitude zone of Latin American highland climates.
Tierra Fria
Spanish term for "temperate land"; the middle altitude zone of the Latin American highland climates.
Tierra Templada
Spanish term for "hot land"; the lowest zone of the Latin American highland climates.
Tierra Caliente
Parallel chains or ranges of mountains.
Cordillera
Spanish word for "high plain" a region in Peru and Bolivia encircled by the Andes peaks.
Altiplano
Steep cliff or slope between a high and lower land surface.
Escarpment
Grassy, treeless plains of south South America.
Pampas
Electrical energy generated by falling water.
Hydroelectric Power
Fertile grassland in inland areas of Colombia and Venezuela.
Llano
Spanish term for "frozen land"; a zone of permanent snow and ice on the peaks of the Andes.
Tierra Helada
Spanish term for "cold land"; the high altitude zone of Latin American highland climates.
Tierra Fria
Spanish term for "temperate land"; the middle altitude zone of the Latin American highland climates.
Tierra Templada
Spanish term for "hot land"; the lowest zone of the Latin American highland climates.
Tierra Caliente
A treeless, windswept tableland or basin in the higher Andes.
Puna
Top layer of rain forest, where the tops of tall trees form a continuous layer of leaves.
Canopy