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9 09, 2017

Who were the Mapuche? South American history

By |2019-04-01T08:49:16-07:00September 9th, 2017|History|0 Comments

Changos whale hunt, El Madano, ca. 1000 AD When did people first reach Chile? There were probably people living in Chile (a narrow strip of land in South America between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean) by around 12,000 BC. They came south with their dogs along the coast of South America, either walking or in [...]

25 06, 2017

Where are the Andes Mountains? South America

By |2019-01-26T13:17:39-07:00June 25th, 2017|Geology, South America|1 Comment

The Andes mountains run down the Pacific side of South America When did the Andes form? About 199 million years ago, near the beginning of the Jurassic period, was the time of the dinosaurs. That's when the supercontinent of Pangaea broke up and the pieces began to float away from each other. The [...]