The High Lakes 2005 expedition

  • Poquentica
    Some of the highest lakes in the world can be found at the summits of volcanic mountains in the Andes, straddling the border between Chile and Bolivia. The High Lakes 2005 research team has just completed an expedition to explore two of those lakes. The
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  • Journey to Another Planet
    Some of the highest lakes in the world can be found at the summits of volcanic mountains in the Andes, straddling the border between Chile and Bolivia. The High Lakes 2005 research team has just completed an expedition to explore two of those lakes. The
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  • Patience with the Mountain
    If you're looking for the world's tallest mountains, head for the Himalayas. But if your objective is to explore the world's highest-altitude lakes, the Andes are where you want to go. The tiny lake inside Licancabur's summit crater presents some of the harshest conditions faced
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  • Licancabur Ascent
    Scientists have traveled into the Bolivian Andes to study the life forms - mostly microbes - that inhabit some of the highest lakes in the world. These lakes offer an opportunity to study life in an extreme environment on Earth that is in some ways
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  • High Lakes 2005
    For the fourth year in a row, a team of scientists has traveled up into the Andes mountains in Bolivia to study the life forms - mostly microbes - that inhabit some of the highest lakes in the world. These high lakes offer researchers an
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