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Quebrada Hualcán with Polylepis forest
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View from the Cordillera Blanca across the Callejon de Huaylas in southwestern direction to the Cordillera Negra. Tree species of the genus Polylepis can form forest patches at 4500 m asl. (as seen in this photograph near to Laguna 513) or even higher.

Created
Wednesday 11 July 2018 by Martin Mergili (136 visits)
Region
South America / Peru