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Pictures of Peru
Altiplano and Cordillera Blanca / Huascarán


Even on the high altiplano, vegetation manages to grow.

Cordillera Blanca

The Cordillera Blanca, or White Mountains, from the Callejon de Huaylas with Cerro Huascarán in the background.

"Huascarán and Alpamayo, are part of the highest tropical mountain range in the world, known as the White Mountain Range ("Cordillera Blanca"), not just due to its perpetual snow caps but also for the chemical constitution of its quartz and felspar rocks."
Huaraz, Peru.

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Photos displayed with the kind permission of Katie Duran

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