Antisana


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Antisana

a volcano in N central Ecuador, in the Andes. Height: 5756 m (18 885 ft.)
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Pese a que las dos areas protegidas son parte del sistema nacional de areas protegidas del Ecuador, su administracion y manejo es diferente: la Reserva Ecologica Antisana esta gestionada por el FONAG (Fondo para la Proteccion del Agua de Quito), y el Ministerio del Ambiente; mientras que el Parque Nacional Cajas esta administrado por ETAPA (Empresa de Telecomunicaciones, Agua Potable, Alcantarillado y Saneamiento de Cuenca).
Antisana, Humboldt & Bonpland2245 (B [B-W 05611], P [00115335]), Bonpland 2259 (P [P00115334], [P00680055]); Camino Quito-Baeza, O de Papallacta, 8-I-1979, Luteyn et al.
Con Juan de Dios Morales, abogado antioqueno que tras su destierro se refugio en Pintag por un tiempo, coincidiendo tambien con la visita del cientifico Alexander von Humboldt quien paso por el pueblo y subio al volcan Antisana para investigado.
Manzanares & W Till 6229 (QCNE); Quijos, Reserva Ecologica Antisana, Cordillera de los Guacamayos, entre el Rio Vinillos y El Mirador, 00[degrees]38'S 77[degrees]51'W, 2,280 m, 3-5 Jan 1999, H.
As part of his research on vegetation zones and volcanism, Humboldt climbed several volcanoes such as Pico del Teide on Tenerife (1799), Silla de Caracas in Venezuela (1800), Purace in Colombia (1801), and Antisana, Pichincha, Cotopaxi, and Chimborazo in Ecuador (1802).
The first ship PNS Badr during its deployment, vigilantly rovided Anti Piracy Cover in a high risk pirates area to a Norwegian Merchant Ship MV ANTISANA JORF which had developed a machinery defect and her speed was restricted to 3-4 knots.
Karachi, July 16, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Pakistan Navy Ship BADR, deployed for anti piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden as part of Task Force 151, has safely escorted a defective Norwegian Ship MV ANTISANA JORF through piracy infested waters to Yemen.
Pichincha/Napo, Volcan Antisana, Start 99028 & Amigo, (FHO) AY244535, AY244536; U.
Enrique Palacios of Ecuador's National Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology reports that the application of the data to the basins around the Antisana and Cotopaxi glaciers makes it possible to establish the analysis in the distribution of precipitation and extreme temperatures in the two existing climate periods (rainy and dry periods).
Se estima que los glaciares de Antisana y Cotopaxi aportan una tercera parte del agua para consumo humano en Quito y sus alrededores [9].
Recogio observaciones especialmente interesantes del Teide y posteriormente de diferentes volcanes andinos, Purace, Cotopaxi, Jorullo, Pichincha, Antisana, Iliniza y un largo etcetera (51).