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PN Lauca | Lago de Chungará
WI_ch398.jpg PN Lauca  |  Laguna de CotacotaniThumbnailsCallejón de Huaylas and Cordillera Blanca

This lake (4520 m a.s.l.) has been impounded by the deposit of a 6 km³ rock/debris avalanche originating from a volcanically induced collapse of the slopes of Volcán Parinacota approx. 8000 years ago.

Created
Friday 22 September 2006 by Martin Mergili in South America / Chile (2203 visits)