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    A reoccurring theme in Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors is God being with people at even the most difficult times. The survivors of the Fairchild were all devoted Christians before the crash. This traumatic experience brought them even closer to God during their time in the Andes. This spiritual change is shown throughout the book where the survivors find God in the rough landscape. Canessa and Parrado took off down the mountain alone, freezing, and with little hope that their expedition would succeed. They themselves didn't think they would escape the Andes but they were strengthened by the thought of the survivors they left at the Fairchild, their families, and God. Every step was a struggle that was overcome by the idea of God’s deliverance from their wretched situation. This verse from 2 Corinthians 1:10 describes each expeditionaries’ mindset “He (God) has delivered us from such a deadly peril, and he will deliver us again. On him we have set our hope that he will continue to deliver us.” This passage perfectly describes the mindset of the two men and their intense belief in God and his salvation.…

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    Did you know that Machu Picchu was found in 1911 by an american explorer named Hiram Bingham. Machu Picchu has a beautiful location high atop the Andes mountains in Peru. Machu Picchu doesn’t just have amazing scenery and a rich cultural background it still provides a home to many species of animals and is still an active part of the agriculture which makes it still a significant part of Peru and a significant travel destination. One reason Machu Picchu is a significant travel destination is…

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    ANTH 235 Fall 2016 Final Exam essays The natural environment has been used to help explain the rise and fall of archaeological cultures across the world. Evaluate the relative importance of environment with specific examples from Mesoamerica and the Andes. The environment has always been a key factor of the success or implosion for civilizations all around the globe. Mesoamerica and the Andes, both hold a handful of societies that were created, expanded, and even destroyed by the natural…

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    Alpaca Research Paper

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    their fleece can range from pitch black to white, including brown. They kind of look like a small llama. Alpacas have hooves like a pig and they spit like llamas. A fully grown alpaca weighs about 48-84kgs and is 81-99cm tall. Habitat Alpacas originate from Peru. They are thought to be domesticated by the Indians of the Andes Mountains. They live in the high mountain foot hills. Now wild Alpacas can be found all over South America in Bolivia, Ecuador, and Chile. Because they are known for their…

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    What would you do if you fell off the side of a mountain, into a crevice, and was left to die? Most people would have accepted their fates and prepared for death. But Joe Simpson when faced with certain death, refused to accept his fate and put himself through hell to complete the impossible task of making it of the mountain. The book Touching the Void by Joe Simpson is a biography thriller, about climbers Joe Simpson and Simon Yates climbing experience in the Andes mountains. This book was…

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    Coffee In Colombia

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    foundation of Colombia, there lies coffee. Coffee has been deeply ingrained within the history, economy, culture and social structure of Colombia; it 's no wonder that it is referred to as “king”. The objective of this essay, is to explore how coffee has had a direct impact on the development of Colombia, and how it continues to affect it today. Colombia is located in South America. To the east, are its neighbors Brazil and Venezuela; Ecuador and Peru lie south. While to the west, there is the…

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    An Essay On Chile

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    The country of Chile runs 2,670 miles down the west coast of South America. Few countries in the world have the incredibly diverse geography and climates of Chile, especially considering that it measures less than 220 miles in width at its thickest part. The famed Andes mountains runs through the Spanish speaking country, and stunning beaches line the coasts. In the north, massive sand dunes rise out of the ground. With Chile are at least seven major climate types including low-desert in the…

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    The Incas Civilization

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    People tend to want to live in both safe and stable places. They also look for places that satisfy their basic needs. There have been many civilizations throughout history, but only a few would people want to live in. The Incas are a South American civilization which extends along the Pacific coast and Andean highlands. The Incas are a powerful civilization, which people should move to because of its ideal location, ample food supply, and strong central government. The location of the Inca…

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    At the time of their collapse, the Mexica and the Inca empire were two of the largest empires in the world. The Mexica, located in Mesoamerica, was the largest city state in a group of warring city states competing for power. Whereas, the Inca empire was a hegemon of control and power in the Andes. Another pronounced difference in these two empires was the landscape and crops produced. The Mexica had fertile flat land that made growing a variety of crops, the largest being maize, easy and…

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    children The capacocha was a religious ceremony, part of the Incan belief system, therefore the grave items most likely had religious significance. Weather to be used by the children in the afterlife, in their capacity as messengers or emissaries between their community and the gods, or to be given as tribute to the gods, the objects were relevant to the ceremony. All of the objects were also distinctly Incan, with regional differences apparent in the pottery design, textiles, etc., but all…

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