LAS380.26 Geography of Chile

Taught in Spanish at the Pontificia Universidad Católica and may not be offered every semester. To understand the natural and cultural elements structuring the Chilean territory. This course provides the foundations for the analysis of the physical, social, and economic factors that explain the different ways of occupation and utilization of the Chilean space by man. Topics of study include: Chile in the world, geology and topography of Chile, climates in Chile, hydrographic basins, biogeography, population, urban and rural worlds, regionalization, economic activities and natural resources, and main landscapes of Chile. (UC code: GEO 1006)

Department: Latino-Latin American Studies

Location: Santiago

Credits: 3