- La Guajira Desert
La Guajira Desert is located in the northernmost part of
Colombiain the La Guajira Department, covering most of La Guajira Peninsulaincluding Venezuelanterritory. The area holds immense coalreserves, exploited in a zone known as El Cerrejon. The area is also home to the indigenous Wayuupeople and a variety of desert flora and fauna.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
Look at other dictionaries:
Guajira — may refer to: * Guajira (Cuban slang) for a yeoman or farmer from the countryside * Guajira (music), a style of Cuban music, song or dance * Department of La Guajira, a department of Colombia which includes most of the Guajira Peninsula * La… … Wikipedia
Désert de La Guajira — Localisation Pays Co … Wikipédia en Français
Desert exploration — is the deliberate and scientific exploration of deserts, the arid regions of the earth. It is only incidentally concerned with the culture and livelihood of native desert dwellers. The nature of deserts ensures that the story of their exploration … Wikipedia
Desert — Not to be confused with dessert. This article is about dry terrain. For the act of abandoning or withdrawing support, see desertion. For other uses, see Desert (disambiguation) … Wikipedia
Desert Magazine — The Southwest Desert: with a native palm oasis in the Colorado Desert region. Desert Magazine (1937 1985) was a monthly regional publication based in the Colorado Desert, in the Coachella Valley town of Palm Desert near Palm Springs, United… … Wikipedia
Department of La Guajira — Infobox Department of Colombia Name = Department of La Guajira AlternateName = es icon Departamento de La Guajira image map caption = La Guajira shown in red within Colombia department motto = anthem = EstDate = July 1, 1965 ColRegion = Caribbean … Wikipedia
La Guajira Department — For other uses, see Guajira (disambiguation). Department of La Guajira Departamento de La Guajira Department … Wikipedia
Uribia, La Guajira — Infobox City official name = Uribia nickname = motto = Capital Indigena de Colombia (Indigenous capital of Colombia) imagesize = 250px image caption = Church in downtown Uribia. image mapsize = 250px map caption = Location of the town and… … Wikipedia
Coat of arms of the Department of La Guajira — Details Armiger The Department of La Guajira Adopted November 29, 1966 Escutcheon Quarterly: Vert, a one towered castle … Wikipedia
Mojave Desert — For the indigenous American tribe, see Mohave people. For other uses, see Mohave (disambiguation). Coordinates: 35°0.5′N 115°28.5′W / 35.0083°N 115.475°W … Wikipedia