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Workshop 3

  1. 1. Vanessa GarciaGeo 30002/28/2013 The 5 different cities of South America 1. Ushuaia, ArgentinaClimate Zone:Ushuaia has a subarctic oceanic climate, which is mainly cold with temperatures regulated by thesurrounding forests and the sea. The annual average temperature is 5.7 ºC (42 °F). Precipitations, eitherrain or snow, are common throughout the year but not abundant. The annual relative humidity is 75%.Strong winds from the west often impact the city, reducing the felt air temperature and changing theweather conditions.Trees in UshuaiaThe trees in Ushuaia grow like this because of the wind and the harsh weather conditions"Beautiful lupines and poppies grow in the Bishops Garden in Ushuaia, Argentina. Ushuaia is thesouthernmost city in the world and this picture was taken in January."
  2. 2. Shoes:The food in Ushuaia:The houses in Ushuaia Down town
  3. 3. 2. Punta Arenas, ChileClimate Zone:Punta Arenas is in the rain shadow of the lower Andes, the city is one of the driest in Chile. Vegetationcover around the city is scarce and the climate is semi-arid. Temperature variations over the course ofthe year, like variations in wind speed and direction, are quite minor in Punta Arenas. The warmestmonth is January, with average temperatures in the low 50s (10-12°C). The coldest month, July, hoversaround freezing (32°F or 0°C). Winters are long and summers are short.The trees in Punta Arenas: Punta Arenas, Chile--topiary treeThe Shoes:
  4. 4. The food in Punta Arenas, Chile:The houses and buildings in Punta Arenas, Chile
  5. 5. 3. Huánuco, PeruClimate Zone: Huánuco has a mild semi-arid climate. The temperatures are pleasant (with warm daysand cool nights) throughout the year due to its elevation (1913 mt. - 6275 feet).Trees of Huánuco, Peru:The shoes:The food of Huánuco, Peru:
  6. 6. Houses of Huánuco, Peru: 4. Valencia, VenezuelaClimate Zone: Valencia, due to its latitude and closeness to the sea, has relatively warm temperatures.The yearly average is 26 °C (23.3 °C in the shade, a maximum of 32.6 °C and minimum of 18.5 °C). Thecity is located 479 meters over sea level. Winds reduce the temperature in the afternoon.The trees of Valencia, Venezuela:The shoes:
  7. 7. The food:The houses: 5. Teresina, BrazilClimate Zone: Teresina has a tropical climate with two seasons with semi-humid characteristics: therainy season (which occurs in summer and autumn) and the dry season (which occurs in winter andspring). From January to May, due to the rains, the weather is warm and wet (likely to occur when thereis fog in the morning), while from June to August the climate gets dry with relatively cool nights; inSeptember to December the weather becomes more hot and stuffy, and may begin to occur a few rainshowers from November.Trees of Teresina, Brazil:
  8. 8. Shoes:Food:Houses: