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fleco oriental de los Andes


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16:58 Feb 14, 2005
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Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Petroleum Eng/Sci
Spanish term or phrase: fleco oriental de los Andes
"La cuenca es una gran depresión pericratónica que integra una de las varias cuencas o engolfamientos sobre impuestos en el fleco oriental de los Andes."

Can it be Oriental fringe of the Andes??

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4eastern flank

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eastern flank

the range around the Brazilian massif, and the position of the zone of older rocks
upon the eastern flank, led Suess to the conclusion that the Andes owe their ...

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neutral  Gerardo Garcia Ramis: No entiendo que sea "flank", pues el fleco oriental de los Andes viene a ser la Sierra Nevada en Venezuela y la Sierra de Santa Marta en Colombia, no el flanco que da a la Amazonía a todo lo largo de la cordillera.
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