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Callejón de Huaylas | Debris cone of Ranrahirca
WI_pe019.jpg Callejón de Huaylas and Cordillera Blanca Thumbnails Cordillera Blanca  |  Nevado Huascarán

Viewpoint in the Cordillera Negra near Matacoto, view in eastern direction. The prominent peaks visible in the Cordillera Blanca are Nevado Huascarán (6768 m, left centre) and Nevado Hualcán (6122 m, right centre). The debris cone of Ranrahirca was affected by two catastrophic debris avalanches originating from the northern summit of Nevado Huascarán in 1962 and 1970.

Created
Thursday 20 July 2017 by Martin Mergili (1221 visits)
Region
South America / Peru