Beauty of the mountains: .. The ANDES, Andean Mountains of South America

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Beauty of the mountains:

The ANDES

Andean Mountains of South America

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Author: Robert Morrow . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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The Andean Cordillera, aerial view

Author: Romanceor  . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

The Andean Mountains (Andes Cordillera), is the longest mountain range in the world, oriented north-south all along the west coast of South America. The cordillera, which is approximately 7,100 kilometers long, 200 to 800 kilometers long, has an average altitude of 4,000 meters and is 6,962 meters (Aconcagua-Argentina). It begins in Venezuela in the north then crosses Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina, to the southern tip of the continent.

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Peruvian Andes Mountains

Author:Lucia Barreiros da Silva . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Aerial view of Aconcagua (Highest Andean Summit)

Author:Beatriz Moisset. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Bolivian Andes

Author:Andes. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Aerial view of Valle Carbajal (terminus) in the Southern Andes, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina (Fuegian Andes within a 12 miles radius of Ushuaia)

Author:Godot13. Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Torres del Paine from Lake Pehoé, Torres del Paine National Park, Chile

Author:Miguel Vieira . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Hillside of peruvian Ausangate mountain

Author:Marturius . Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Capital of Bolivia, La Paz, with an altitude of about 3,650 m above sea level in the Andes , is the highest capital in the world.

Author:EEJCC  . Source: commons.wikimedia.org





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