Now showing items 1-5 of 5
Georutas o itinerarios geológicos: un modelo de geoturismo en el Complejo Volcánico Glaciar Ruiz-Tolima, Cordillera Central de Colombia
(Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2017-01-01)
The Ruiz-Tolima Volcano and Glacier Complex (CVGRT) evidences the genesis and evolution processes of the Andes Mountain Range.
Community participation in natural risk prevention: Case histories from Colombia
(GEOLOGICAL SOC PUBLISHING HOUSE, 2008-01-01)
More than 75% of Colombia's 42 million people live in urban areas located in the mountains and are exposed to numerous natural hazards: floods, flash floods, landslides, earthquakes and volcanism. The Armero disaster of ...
Fission-track datings and geomorphic evidences for long-term stability in the Central Cordillera highlands, Colombia
(Gebruder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung, 2006-01-01)
Age of weathered andesitic volcanic ash layers, which cover most of the landscape in the Central Cordillera northern massif plateaus in Colombia, were determined through the use of fission track counting in volcanic zircon ...
Prediction of landslide occurrence in urban areas located on volcanic ash soils in Pereira, Colombia
(Springer Verlag, 2004-01-01)
As a result of the 25 January 1999 Armenia earthquake, the city of Pereira (400,000 inhabitants), located on a volcanic ash-covered alluvial fan in the western limit of the Central Cordillera (Colombia), suffered 250 slope ...
The Guamuez (La Cocha) Lake
The Guamuez Lake (also called La Cocha) lies at 2765 m a.s.l. southeast of Pasto. La Corota, its main island, houses a wildlife sanctuary of endemic species protected by the Ministry of the Environment. The La Cocha ...