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The 5,000m high Qampa Pass
Peru

Qampa Pass at last with the stormy weatherfront just about to pass over the mighty Callangate Massif (6,110m) to my left here.

Copyright: Arroz marisco
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Caricate: 12/03/2013
Aggiornato: 11/06/2014
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Tags: ausangate; qampa; vilcanota; tinqi; cusco; andes; peru
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