Corcovado


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Corcovado

1. a volcano in S Chile, in the Andes. Height: 2300 m (7546 ft.)
2. a mountain in SE Brazil, in SW Rio de Janeiro city, famous for a massive statue of Christ the Redeemer. Height: 704 m (2310 ft.)
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En este contexto, el articulo presenta los resultados de una investigacion conducida en el golfo de Corcovado, en la Patagonia Norte de Chile, cuyo objetivo central es analizar el proceso de toma de decisiones que esta definiendo la implementacion de la conservacion marina en la region.
The Christ balloon is 43 meters high and is taller than the 30-meter statue in Brazil's Corcovado mountain, according to Eugene Lee, the festival's assistant event director.
En el caso especifico de la Peninsula de Osa, donde se ubica el area de estudio seleccionada, que es el Parque Nacional Corcovado, a principios de este siglo, se realizo un mapa de los ecosistemas de la Area de Conservacion Osa (Kappele, Castro, Acevedo, Gonzalez, & Monge, 2002).
Villa Santa Lucia borders Chile's Corcovado National Park, a popular tourist region of volcanoes, fjords and vast forests.
Trahan spends his time between New Orleans; New York; and Patagonia, Chile, where he recently purchased and is in the process of conserving a property in the Corcovado National Park, one of the eleven national parks established by North Face founder Douglas Tompkins.
It's now home to cabin-style grill restaurants at Corcovado selling high-quality meats, chorizo and local beers and wines.
After a single click, my neighbor was watching the fight, which he could view with or without commentary from the announcers as the bus wound its way down from the base of Corcovado mountain to Copacabana beach.
" It's a personal visit for thanking God," said a volunteer at the foothills of the Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca forest national park.