Sierra de Perijá

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Sierra de Perijá

 

an Andean range on the Colombia-Venezuela border; the northern spur of the Cordillera Oriental of Colombia. The Sierra de Perijá includes the Serranía de Motilones, the Serranía de Valledupar, and the Montes de Oca. The range is about 300 km long and has elevations to 3,540 m. It is composed of metamorphic and sedimentary rock. The slopes are covered with tropical and temperate rain forests.

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Late Pleistocene cingulates (Mammalia: Xenarthra) from Mene de Inciarte tar pits, Sierra de Perija, western Venezuela.
But it crashed in the remote Sierra de Perija region.
Reuters reported that Venezuelan interior minister Jesse Chacon said the aircraft had changed routes to attempt a landing in the city of Maracaibo, but instead lost altitude and crashed in the Sierra de Perija region.
De los ejemplares examinados, el ejemplar de la Guajira se asemeja a los ejemplares de la Sierra de Perija reportados por Aleman (1953), de los cuales difiere solo en la coloracion.
Contribucion al estudio de los reptiles y batracios de la Sierra de Perija.
Contribucion al conocimiento de los reptiles de la Sierra de Perija, Estado Zulia.
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