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Colombia: The Nature of Culture

Colombia is located in a strategically important corner of South America between the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans. From south to north, the Andean chain ascends from Chile and opens into an impressive triple range of high mountains interspersed by two valleys. From coast to coast, extensive lowlands stretch towards the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, into the broad eastern plains, and the Amazonian rainforest. Over time, its inhabitants have adapted to these natural highland and lowland environments, transforming them in a variety of ways in order to ensure their survival. As they grapple with the challenges posed by the rugged geography; ...

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