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Laguna Parón with Pirámide de Garcilaso
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The original level (4185 m asl.) of this largest lake in the Cordillera Blanca has been lowered and is controlled through a drainage tunnel for reasons of lake safety. The pyramid-shaped mountain appearing in the central background of the image is the Pirámide de Garcilaso (5885 m).

Saturday 22 July 2017 by Martin Mergili (1243 visits)
South America / Peru