Oral presentation tatacoa desert

732 views

Published on

Published in: Art & Photos
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
732
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
7
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Oral presentation tatacoa desert

  1. 1. GLOSSARY<br />ERODED: EROCIONADO<br />CANYONS: ATRAVESADO<br />SHAPES: FORMAS <br />CLAY: ARCILLA <br />MAZES: LABERINTOS<br />GULLIES: BARRANCOS <br />DEPTHS: PROFUNDIDADES <br />ASIDE: APARTE<br />LUSH: EXUBERANTE <br />RODENTS: ROEDORES <br />OCELOTS: ACELOTES <br />SPANIARDS: ESPAÑOLES <br />RATTLESNAKES: SERPIENTES DE CASCABEL<br />
  2. 2. THE TATACOA DESERT: A GARDEN TURNED DESERTBY LUDU ALEJANDRA RENGIFO<br />
  3. 3. *THE SECOND LARGEST DRY AREA IN COLOMBIA. *IS ONE OF COLOMBIA’S MOST ATTRACTIVE NATURAL LANDSCAPES.* LA TATACOA, OR “VALLEY OF SADNESSES”, AS IT WAS CALLED IN 1538 BY CONQUISTADOR JIMÉNEZ DE QUESADA.* THE NAME “TATACOA”, WAS ALSO GIVEN TO IT BY THE SPANIARDS IN REFERENCE TO RATTLESNAKES <br />
  4. 4. * LA TATACOA DESERT ENJOYS A PRIVILEGED GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION AT LATITUDE 3º13' NORTH AND LONGITUDE 75º10' WEST, NOT FAR FROM THE EQUATORIAL LINE.<br />
  5. 5. *LA TATACOA WAS A GARDEN WITH THOUSANDS OF FLOWERS AND TRESS THAT GRADUALLY DRIED UP UNTIL IT BECAME A DESERT.. * WE CAN FIND TURTLES, RODENTS, SNAKES, SPIDERS, SCORPIONS, EAGLES, LIZARDS, AND OCELOTS. <br />
  6. 6. *THE AREA IS VERY ERODED AND CROSSED BY DRY CANYONS THAT DEVELOP TEMPORARILY DURING THE RAINY SEASONS. *LA TATACOA DESERT ENJOYS A PRIVILEGED GEOGRAPHIC.<br />
  7. 7. *THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN LA TATACOA DESERTIS 28° C; YET ONSUNNY DAYS, IT CAN GO UP TO40° C.*LA TATACOA SKIES ARE CLOUD-FREE MOST OF THE YEAR<br />
  8. 8. Aside from having perfect geographic and atmospheric conditions for the observation of celestial bodies, La Tatacoa has no visual or auditory pollution.<br />
  9. 9. THE TATACOA DESERT WHICH LIES ABOUT AN HOUR NORTH-EAST OF THE CITY OF NEIVA IS A SPECTACULAR LANDSCAPE AND A STARK CONTRAST TO THE LUSH VEGETATION WHICH COVERS THE REST OF THE REGION. <br />
  10. 10. * SOME PEOPLE SAY THAT THE TEMPERATURE IN LA TATACOA DESERT IS SO HIGH THAT IT IS POSSIBLE TO COOK AN EGG BURIED IN THE SAND.<br />
  11. 11. THANKS!!<br />

×