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Cordillera Blanca | Lowered level of Laguna Parón
WI_pe010.jpg Laguna Parón  |  Panoramic view with Pirámide de Garcilaso Thumbnails Laguna Parón with Nevado Huandoy

Frontal part of Laguna Parón. The vegetation patterns indicate the fact that that the original level (4185 m asl.) of this largest lake in the Cordillera Blanca has been lowered: it is controlled through a drainage tunnel for reasons of lake safety. The pyramid-shaped mountain appearing in the right central background of the image is the Pirámide de Garcilaso (5885 m).

Created
Saturday 22 July 2017 by Martin Mergili (928 visits)
Region
South America / Peru