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yungas

(yo͞ong`gäs), region of lowland valleys in the eastern piedmont of the Andes Mts., 5,000–8,000 ft (1,524–2,438 m) high, extending from the Peru-Bolivia border SE into central Bolivia. They receive excessive rainfall and are warm and humid. Although isolated and very difficult of access, the yungas assumed economic importance in the early 20th cent. as a major source of rubber and quinine. Coca, sugarcane, and coffee are grown there. With improved communications the region's economy has grown, especially in the more accessible valleys close to La Paz, Bolivia, which have been developed as resorts.
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2018), y varia segun las ecorregiones, siendo la region de selva baja la mas diversa (Voss & Emmons 1996, Emmons & Feer 1997), seguida por las Yungas (Pacheco et al.
Here in the idyllic Nor Yungas region north of the cloud-high capital La Paz, the pesticides are taking a toll on Villca's hives.
The forests belong to the phytogeographic province of the Yungas of the Amazonian Domain (Cabrera & Willink, 1980).
The easiest way to describe Old Yungas road is to point out that Bolivia is basically one large mountain range with lots of other smaller mountains clustered over it.
Una de las areas boscosas mas importante en Argentina son las Yungas subtropicales, tambien conocidas como selva tucumano-boliviana o selva tucumano-oranense (Cabrera, 1971, 1994; Malizia, Pacheco, Blundo, & Brown, 2012), ubicada en el sur de Bolivia y noroeste de argentina (entre los 19[grados] y 29[grados] de latitud Sur) con una superficie aproximada de 56 000 [km.sup.2].
Activity patterns of medium and large sized mammals in piedmont forests of the Yungas of northwestern Argentina.
According to the Government of Bolivia, farmers in the Chapare region (though not the Yungas region) increasingly turned in 2015 to licit crops in place of coca due to new regional export markets that permit the farmers to earn more income than they had with coca.
De la primera, en lo que se conoce como Dominio amazonico, se exploraron las dos provincias corologicas: Provincia de las Yungas al NW, en las provincias administrativas de Catamarca, Salta, Tucuman y Jujuy, y en las areas protegidas de la Provincia Paranaense al NE, cuya prospeccion estuvo limitada a Misiones.