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1. nombre
name
2. nos sugiere/sugerir

(sugerir: su – her – REAR)
it suggests to us/to suggest
I suggest, am suggesting

sugiero (I suggest)
sugieres (you suggest)
sugiere (he suggests, it suggests [to us})
sugerimos
sugerís
sugieren
3. al menos
at least
4. prometedor (prometedora) (adj)
promising (adj.) (see hint)
m. & f., promiser
5. lugares
places
6. asombrosos
amazing, astonishing
7. pasado
past
8. apariencia
appearance, aspect
9. paisaje

(pie - SAH - hey)
landscape
None
10. verdaderamente (H)
truly (H)
ver - dah - DER - ah - ment - ae
11. de ahí que (H)
that's why (lit., from there) (H)
day - ah - EEE - k

ahi = "there"
12. la mayoría
most (people)
13. lo conozca/conocer (H)
they know it/to know (H)
conozca
Imperative, affirmative
"they know", "you all know"
ellos conozca; usted(es) conozca

Lo conozca : they know it
Conozca: imperative affirmative
14. Luna
moon
15. mide/medir
it measures/to measure
16. largo
long (here: length)
17. ancho
widthe (here: width)
18. cuenta con (id.)/contar con (H)
it has (id.)/to have (H)
also, idiomatic: like 'tener'
"it has; it possesses"

to have, has = contar (id.), tener

Presente I count, am counting
cuento cuentas cuenta
contamos contáis cuentan

contar = to count
contar con (id) = to count or rely on

cuenta con = "counts on"

el nino cuenta con los dedos (the[his] fingers)
sesenta y tres mil
19. 63,000
None
20. existen/existir
there are/to be
(as in "there exists; 'to be' as in 'to be or not to be'
existo
existes
existe
existimos
existís
existen
21. restos
remains
22. poco conocido
little known
[Gerundio] knowing conociendo
[Participio pasado] known conocido
23. terrestre
terrestrial, of the Earth
24. durante
during
25. está ubicado/ubicar (H)
it is located/to locate (H)
Participio pasado: placed = “ubicado”
Definition:
There are two participles in English: the present participle and the past participle. They can both be used as adjectives

The present participle is formed by adding -ing to the base form of a verb. It is used in:
i) Continuous or Progressive verb forms - I'm leaving in five minutes.
ii) As an adjective: A dying man

The past participle is formed by adding -ed to the base form, unless it is an irregular verb. It is used:
i) As an adjective - A tired group
ii) With the auxiliary verb 'have' to form the perfect aspect - They've just arrived.
iii) with the verb 'be' to form the passive - He was robbed a couple of days ago.
26. cerca
close to
27. precisamente
precisely, exactly
28. se trata de/tratarse de (H)
they are/to be about (H)
colloquially, "it's about"
This verb is used in many ways, for example: Tratar de (algo), to deal with, be about, discuss (something)

Tratar: to treat, to handle

Idioms: tratar de: (discutir) to deal with, be about

tratarse de: to be about, be a question of “it is a question of finding a solution” = “se trata de encontrar una solución”

Presente I treat, am treating
trato tratas trata tratamos tratáis tartan
29. distintos
different
30. forman/formar (H)
they make up/to make up (H)
Presente I form, am forming formo formas forma formamos formáis forman
doscientos cincuenta mil
31. 250,000
None
32. desértico
desert-like
33. árido
arid
34. viento
wind
35. casí permanente
almost permanent
36. este último (H)
the latter (H)
último: last, final, latter
37. sigue siendo (id.)/ser
[seguir]
it still is (id.)/to be
more literally, 'it continues being'
siendo = "being" (gerund of "ser)

sigue = "seguir": to follow, continue; 3rd person" "it continues"

Presente I follow, am following [also, continue]
sigo sigues sigue
seguimos seguís siguen
38. el causante de
causing, the cause of
39. se encuentran/encontrarse (H)
they are located/to be located (H)
Encontrarse = to be found, to be located; encontarse con = to meet, run into, bump into

Presente I find, am finding
encuentro encuentras encuentra encontramos encontráis encuentran
40. frondosa
lush
41. abundantes
abundant, plentiful
42. lluvias
rain
43. se fue alterando/aterarse
it was changing/to change, to alter
44. a su vez
in turn
45. fue disminuyendo/disminuir (H)
it was diminishing/to diminish (H)
Deec – mean – oo – END – o
46. tierra
land
47. extrañas
strange
48. rocosas
rocky
49. troncos
trunks
50. hojas
leaves
51. helechos
ferns
52. yacimiento
site
53. fragmentos óseos
bone fragments
54. esqueletos
skeletons
55. incluyendo
including
56. aves
birds
57. zorros
foxes
58. lagartijas
small lizards
59. soledad
solitude, loneliness
60. majestuosidad
majesty, grandeur
ma – hace – too – O – si –dad
61. convierten/convertir
they turn/to turn
62. encantado
enchanted
63. en cuanto a (id.)
as to, as for (id.)
64. habitante(s)
inhabitant(s)
65. de más de
of more than