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Huascarán National Park

CountryPeru
Date of Inscription1985
CategoryNatural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/333

Situated in the Cordillera Blanca, the world's highest tropical mountain range, Mount Huascarán rises to 6,768 m above sea-level. The deep ravines watered by numerous torrents, the glacial lakes and the variety of the vegetation make it a site of spectacular beauty. It is the home of such species as the spectacled bear and the Andean condor.

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