The Andes of Southern Peru Geographical Reconnaissance along the Seventy-Third Meridian
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The Andes of Southern Peru Geographical Reconnaissance along the Seventy-Third Meridian

By Isaiah Bowman
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Table of Contents
  • THE ANDES OF SOUTHERN PERU
  • PREFACE
    • SPECIAL ACKNOWLEDGMENTS FOR ILLUSTRATIONS
    • CONTENTS
  • PART I HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
    • CHAPTER I THE REGIONS OF PERU
      • The Forest Dweller
      • The Eastern Valley Planter
      • The Highland Shepherd
      • The Coastal Planter
    • The Forest Dweller
    • The Eastern Valley Planter
    • The Highland Shepherd
    • The Coastal Planter
    • CHAPTER II THE RAPIDS AND CANYONS OF THE URUBAMBA
    • CHAPTER III THE RUBBER FORESTS
    • CHAPTER IV THE FOREST INDIANS
    • CHAPTER V THE COUNTRY OF THE SHEPHERDS
    • CHAPTER VI THE BORDER VALLEYS OF THE EASTERN ANDES
    • CHAPTER VII THE GEOGRAPHIC BASIS OF REVOLUTIONS AND OF HUMAN CHARACTER IN THE PERUVIAN ANDES
    • CHAPTER VIII THE COASTAL DESERT
    • CHAPTER IX CLIMATOLOGY OF THE PERUVIAN ANDES
      • CLIMATIC BELTS
      • THE CLIMATE OF THE COAST
      • EASTERN BORDER CLIMATES
      • INTER-ANDEAN VALLEY CLIMATES
    • CLIMATIC BELTS
    • THE CLIMATE OF THE COAST
    • EASTERN BORDER CLIMATES
    • INTER-ANDEAN VALLEY CLIMATES
    • CHAPTER X METEOROLOGICAL RECORDS FROM THE PERUVIAN ANDES
      • Introduction
      • Machu Picchu[27]
      • CLOUDINESS
      • Santa Lucia[29]
      • TEMPERATURE
      • RAINFALL
      • WIND
      • CLOUD
      • UNUSUAL WEATHER PHENOMENA, SANTA LUCIA, 1913-14
      • Morococha
      • Temperature
      • RAINFALL
      • Cochabamba
    • Introduction
    • Machu Picchu[27]
    • CLOUDINESS
    • Santa Lucia[29]
    • TEMPERATURE
    • RAINFALL
    • WIND
    • CLOUD
    • UNUSUAL WEATHER PHENOMENA, SANTA LUCIA, 1913-14
    • Morococha
    • Temperature
    • RAINFALL
    • Cochabamba
  • PART II PHYSIOGRAPHY OF THE PERUVIAN ANDES
    • CHAPTER XI THE PERUVIAN LANDSCAPE
    • CHAPTER XII THE WESTERN ANDES: THE MARITIME CORDILLERA OR CORDILLERA OCCIDENTAL
    • CHAPTER XIII THE EASTERN ANDES: THE CORDILLERA VILCAPAMPA
      • GLACIERS AND GLACIAL FORMS
      • THE VILCAPAMPA BATHOLITH AND ITS TOPOGRAPHIC EFFECTS
    • GLACIERS AND GLACIAL FORMS
    • THE VILCAPAMPA BATHOLITH AND ITS TOPOGRAPHIC EFFECTS
    • CHAPTER XIV THE COASTAL TERRACES
    • CHAPTER XV PHYSIOGRAPHIC AND GEOLOGIC DEVELOPMENT
      • GENERAL FEATURES
      • SCHISTS AND SILURIAN SLATES[50]
      • CARBONIFEROUS
      • CRETACEOUS
      • TERTIARY
      • The Coastal Tertiary
      • PLEISTOCENE
    • GENERAL FEATURES
    • SCHISTS AND SILURIAN SLATES[50]
    • CARBONIFEROUS
    • CRETACEOUS
    • TERTIARY
    • The Coastal Tertiary
    • PLEISTOCENE
    • CHAPTER XVI GLACIAL FEATURES
      • THE SNOWLINE
      • NIVATION
      • BERGSCHRUNDS AND CIRQUES
      • ASYMMETRICAL CREST LINES AND ABNORMAL VALLEY PROFILES IN THE CENTRAL ANDES
    • THE SNOWLINE
    • NIVATION
    • BERGSCHRUNDS AND CIRQUES
    • ASYMMETRICAL CREST LINES AND ABNORMAL VALLEY PROFILES IN THE CENTRAL ANDES
    • APPENDIX A SURVEY METHODS EMPLOYED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE SEVEN ACCOMPANYING TOPOGRAPHIC SHEETS
      • Cross-Section Map from Abancay to CamanĂ¡ at the Pacific Ocean
      • Conclusions
    • Cross-Section Map from Abancay to CamanĂ¡ at the Pacific Ocean
    • Conclusions
    • APPENDIX B Fossil Determinations
      • I. Silurian
      • II. Lower Devonian
      • III. Upper Carboniferous
      • IV. Comanchian or Lower Cretaceous
    • I. Silurian
    • II. Lower Devonian
    • III. Upper Carboniferous
    • IV. Comanchian or Lower Cretaceous
    • APPENDIX C KEY TO PLACE NAMES
    • INDEX
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