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Huaráz

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Huarás

(both: wäräs`), city (1993 pop. 44,037), capital of Huaráz prov. and Ancash dept., W central Peru. It is in a high valley at an altitude of 9,931 ft (3,027 m), and has a population that is mainly of indigenous descent. Huaráz is the center of an agricultural district raising grains, potatoes, and corn. Some minerals (silver, cinnabar, and coal) are mined. HuascaránHuascarán
, extinct volcano, 22,205 ft (6,768 m) high, W central Peru, near Huaráz. The highest mountain in Peru and one of the highest in the Andes, Huascarán and other nearby peaks form an impressive snowcapped rampart.
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 peak forms a superb backdrop to the city. In 1941 an avalanche of mud and water wiped out a large section of the city and killed some 6,000 people. In 1970 the city was struck by an earthquake that left nearly 10,000 dead.

Huaráz

 

a city in Peru, capital of Ancash Department. Situated in the mountains, on the Santa River, at an elevation of 3,000 m. Population, 29,000 (1972). Huaráz is connected with the port city of Casma by a highway. Silver and lead are mined near by. Huaráz was extensively damaged by an earthquake in the Santa River valley on May 31,1970.

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Travelling from Casma to Huaraz (not very far distant from Lima), he found a plain covered with ruins and marks of ancient cultivation but now quite barren.
The next trainings will take place from 2 to 6 September in Ica, for those responsible for health of the macro-region that brings together Junn, Ayacucho, Apurmac and Ica; and from September 9 to 13 in the city of Huaraz, for those of Ancash, Cajamarca, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Piura and tumbes.
Las voces pierolistas, siempre dirigidas a relacionarse con los sectores populares, publicaron en Huaraz el pasquin El Obrero de Ancash, a partir de la simbolica fecha del 2 de mayo.
Pathogenicity of a Yersinia ruckeri strain from an outbreak of yersiniosis in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) from Huaraz, Peru
Simultaneamente, dentro del Callejon de Huaylas, existian el Colegio Nacional Dos de Mayo de Caraz y el Colegio Nacional La Libertad de Huaraz. Coincidentemente, en esos tiempos ocurrian graves sucesos o problemas nacionales e internacionales, susceptibles de ser percibidos no solo por muchos de los docentes sino tambien por adolescentes inquietos que precisamente transitaban por la vida colegial.
After achieving the North Summit of Huandoy (Huaraz) alone and in less than 24 hours, his friends
Determinacion de la actividad de exoglucanasas de cepas fungicas nativas de las provincias de Huaylas y Huaraz. (Tesis de grado) Facultad de Ciencias Biologicas.
Spanning all corners, from the tip of Peru near Lake Titicaca, to near Huaraz in the Andean mountains, and the Sechura desert near the Ecuadorian border, exploration companies are seizing the opportunity to explore Peru's untapped mineral richness.
Las vias alternativas son por Canta, Huaraz y Canete (Ministerio de Transportes y Comunicaciones, 2018), pero el tiempo del recorrido aumenta entre tres a seis horas.
Caracterizacion del contexto de cuencas de propuesta PMP-RRHH Caracterizacion del contexto de intervencion Santa Cuenca (Region) (Ancash) Subcuenca Chucchun Quillcay UBICACION Area total 50 250 ([km.sup.2]) Altitud 2336-6125 3052-4800 (rango en msnm) Provincia Carhuaz Huaraz Departamento Ancash Ancash HIDROCLIMA Tmin; Tmax 6[grados]C; 4[grados]C; 25[grados]C 23[grados]C Precipitacion 506 734 (prom.
Electronic DJ Jose Correa, who claims he filmed the video in Huaraz City, Peru, said he was about to take a shower when he spotted the creature on Saturday morning.
SaAaAaAeAe[bar]l Lliuya from Huaraz, a city located in the Andean Mountains western Peru, says his family and a large part of the city are facing catastrophic flooding as global warming melts a nearby glacier.