Chaco


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Chaco,

 

Chaco Austral,

 

Chaco Boreal,

 

Chaco Central,

and

Chaco War:

see Gran ChacoGran Chaco
or Chaco,
c.250,000 sq mi (647,500 sq km), extensive lowland plain, central South America. It is sparsely populated and is divided among Paraguay, Bolivia, and Argentina. Some of the highest temperatures in the southern continent are reached there.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Chaco

 

a province in northern Argentina, in the basin of the Paraná and Bermejo rivers. Area, 99,600 sq km. Population, 566,600 (1970). The capital of Chaco is the city of Resistencia. Chaco is a major cotton-growing region. Livestock are raised for meat. Industry includes quebracho lumbering and the production of tanning extract.

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But, after three years of combat operations, it was Paraguay that prevailed, expelling Bolivia from the Chaco and acquiring, under the terms of the peace treaty, most of the disputed territory.
Por lo tanto, resulta imprescindible identificar las especies que caracterizan las principales comunidades vegetales y los disturbios naturales y antropicos en el Chaco. Al respecto, existe informacion de estudios ecologicos que demuestran que algunas plantas se comportan como indicadoras de los disturbios mencionados.
Esta primera mencion de Andalgalomys para Santiago del Estero llena un vacio en la informacion sobre la distribucion del genero, extendiendo su rango de distribucion 270 km hacia el sur y 160 km al este respecto de las localidades conocidas mas cercanas y adicionando un registro en la zona central del Chaco Seco (Fig.
There are many mysteries about Chaco. Why did ancient people build here in the first place?
"If one looks at a drawing by a German astronomer of the 1860 total solar eclipse during high solar activity, rays and loops similar to those depicted in the Chaco petroglyph are visible," Malville said.
A team from the local Astronomy Association of Chaco dug the huge space rock out of the ground on September 10th, and images of the find soon flooded the internet.