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Huaraz with Cordillera Blanca
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View from the slopes of the Cordillera Negra in eastern direction over Huaraz to the valleys of the Quilcay catchment draining into the city. In 1941, Huaraz was badly affected by a glacial lake outburst flood of Laguna Palcacocha in the Cojup Valley. The highest among the glacierized peaks in the background is Nevado Huantsán (6369 m, right centre).

Sunday 23 July 2017 by Martin Mergili in South America / Peru (2430 visits)