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Chain of Mountains, Cordillera Blanca
Peru

Part of the Andes, the majestic Cordillera Blanca, literally translated as the "White Mountain" is a chain of mountains averaging over 5,000 metres high stretching for a length of 180 kms in the province of Ancash in Peru. 

The moist current coming from the Pacific soon condenses around the imposing peaks and a blanketing expanse of dark cloud soon envelopes everything after this picture was taken.

Copyright: Arroz Marisco
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 14000x7000
Taken: 24/08/2009
Uploaded: 12/01/2012
Updated: 11/06/2014
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Tags: cordillera blanca; cordillera nigra; caraz; anacash; andes; peru
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