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Encyclopedia > La Guajira Desert
Cape of the Vela, La Guajira Desert by the Caribbean Sea.

La Guajira Desert is located in the most northern part of Colombia in the La Guajira Department, covering most of La Guajira Peninsula including some of Venezuelan territory. This desert holds immense coal reserves, exploited in a zone known as El Cerrejon. This Desert is home to a native American culture called Wayuus and a variety of desertic flora and fauna. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Categories: Departments of Colombia | Stub ... Coal Coal (IPA: ) is a fossil fuel formed in swamp ecosystems where plant remains were saved by water and mud from oxidization and biodegradation. ... Cerrejón is a coal mine located in the Guajira department in the north of Colombia. ... Area inhabited by the Wayuus, between Colombia and Venezuela. ...


 
 

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