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Encyclopedia > Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada, meaning "snowy range" in Spanish, is the name of at least three mountain ranges:

There are also two single mountains named Sierra Nevada in the Andes which are volcanoes: The Sierra Nevada, meaning snowy range in Spanish, is a mountain range in the region of Andalusia in Spain. ... The Sierra Nevada is a mountain range that is almost entirely in eastern California. ... The Trans-Mexican volcanic belt (Eje Volcánico Transversal) is a mountain range that extends 900 km from west to east across central Mexico. ...

Other mountains: Sierra Nevada is a stratovolcano which lies in Chile. ... Sierra Nevada, also known as Sierra Nevada de Lagunas Bravas, is a complex volcano which lies in both Chile and Argentina. ...

Sierra Nevada may also refer to beer produced by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, a California brewery. The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta is a mountain range in northern Colombia. ... The Sierra Nevada Brewing Company was established in 1979 by homebrewer Ken Grossman (and Paul Camusi, who later sold his share in the company to Grossman). ... The entrance of a brewery. ...

  Results from FactBites:
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (237 words)
The Kogi are one of the indigenous cultures of the Sierra Nevada and still maintain their own traditions as a result of their isolation after the Spanish conquest in the 16th century.
For the Kogi, the Sierra Nevada is ‘the heart of the world’, and their laws are based on the harmonious relationship between humans and nature.
The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1986.
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