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Andes

Region(s): South America, Venezuela: (Amazonas, Anzoátegui, Apure, Aragua, Barinas, Carabobo, Cojedes, Delta Amacuro, Falcón, Guárico, Lara, Mérida, Miranda, Monagas, Portuguesa, Sucre, Táchira, Trujillo, Yaracuy, Zulia), Colombia: (Antioquia, Cundinamarca, Departamento de Bolívar, Departamento de Boyacá, Departamento de Caldas, Departamento de Córdoba, Departamento de Nariño, Departamento de Norte de Santander, Departamento de Risaralda, Departamento de Santander, Departamento de Tolima, Departamento del Caquetá, Departamento del Cauca, Departamento del Cesar, Departamento del Chocó, Departamento del Huila, Departamento del Meta, Departamento del Putumayo, Departamento del Valle del Cauca), Ecuador: (Provincia de Bolívar, Provincia de Cotopaxi, Provincia de El Oro, Provincia de Esmeraldas, Provincia de Imbabura, Provincia de Loja, Provincia de Los Ríos, Provincia de Manabí, Provincia de Morona-Santiago, Provincia de Napo, Provincia de Pichincha, Provincia de Sucumbíos, Provincia de Zamora-Chinchipe, Provincia del Azuay, Provincia del Cañar, Provincia del Carchi, Provincia del Chimborazo, Provincia del Guayas, Provincia del Pastaza, Provincia del Tungurahua), Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Argentina, Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao
Parent Range:
Max. Elevation: 6 962 m / 22 841 ft
Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Average Length: 5 589 miles / 9 000 km
Average Width: N/D
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Overview

Range Name(s): Andes
Max. Elevation: 6 962 m / 22 841 ft
Region(s): South America
Location: South America, Venezuela: (Amazonas, Anzoátegui, Apure, Aragua, Barinas, Carabobo, Cojedes, Delta Amacuro, Falcón, Guárico, Lara, Mérida, Miranda, Monagas, Portuguesa, Sucre, Táchira, Trujillo, Yaracuy, Zulia), Colombia: (Antioquia, Cundinamarca, Departamento de Bolívar, Departamento de Boyacá, Departamento de Caldas, Departamento de Córdoba, Departamento de Nariño, Departamento de Norte de Santander, Departamento de Risaralda, Departamento de Santander, Departamento de Tolima, Departamento del Caquetá, Departamento del Cauca, Departamento del Cesar, Departamento del Chocó, Departamento del Huila, Departamento del Meta, Departamento del Putumayo, Departamento del Valle del Cauca), Ecuador: (Provincia de Bolívar, Provincia de Cotopaxi, Provincia de El Oro, Provincia de Esmeraldas, Provincia de Imbabura, Provincia de Loja, Provincia de Los Ríos, Provincia de Manabí, Provincia de Morona-Santiago, Provincia de Napo, Provincia de Pichincha, Provincia de Sucumbíos, Provincia de Zamora-Chinchipe, Provincia del Azuay, Provincia del Cañar, Provincia del Carchi, Provincia del Chimborazo, Provincia del Guayas, Provincia del Pastaza, Provincia del Tungurahua), Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Argentina, Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao
Activity type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing
Starting Point: -16.92929499809462
-69.74932939375002
Parent Range: Please update
Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Snow line: 1 500-6 500 m / 4 921-21 326 ft
Average Length: 5 589 miles / 9 000 km
Average Width: Please update
Nearst
Airport(s):
Simón Bolívar Caracas International Airport (CCS), Governor Francisco Gabrielli Mendoza International Airport (MDZ), Mariscal Sucre Quito International Airport (UIO), El Dorado Bogota International Airport (BOG)
Convenience Center(s): Please update
National
Park(s):
Aconcagua Provincial Park

Location

South America, Venezuela: (Amazonas, Anzoátegui, Apure, Aragua, Barinas, Carabobo, Cojedes, Delta Amacuro, Falcón, Guárico, Lara, Mérida, Miranda, Monagas, Portuguesa, Sucre, Táchira, Trujillo, Yaracuy, Zulia), Colombia: (Antioquia, Cundinamarca, Departamento de Bolívar, Departamento de Boyacá, Departamento de Caldas, Departamento de Córdoba, Departamento de Nariño, Departamento de Norte de Santander, Departamento de Risaralda, Departamento de Santander, Departamento de Tolima, Departamento del Caquetá, Departamento del Cauca, Departamento del Cesar, Departamento del Chocó, Departamento del Huila, Departamento del Meta, Departamento del Putumayo, Departamento del Valle del Cauca), Ecuador: (Provincia de Bolívar, Provincia de Cotopaxi, Provincia de El Oro, Provincia de Esmeraldas, Provincia de Imbabura, Provincia de Loja, Provincia de Los Ríos, Provincia de Manabí, Provincia de Morona-Santiago, Provincia de Napo, Provincia de Pichincha, Provincia de Sucumbíos, Provincia de Zamora-Chinchipe, Provincia del Azuay, Provincia del Cañar, Provincia del Carchi, Provincia del Chimborazo, Provincia del Guayas, Provincia del Pastaza, Provincia del Tungurahua), Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Argentina, Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao
  • Your Chance To Edit •  Add / Share you knowledge with mates

    Andes of South America is so huge and they are so diverse that in order to describe all of the activities that are possible in these mountains, we would need several pages. Here are volcanoes with geysers and beautiful snow-capped peaks and alpine desert, and the opportunity to meet the morning at the origins of the Amazon jungle, and to dine in the evening in one of the restaurants in the capital of Ecuador at an altitude of 3500 meters ... In the Patagonian Alps are present over the walls routes belonging to the category Big Wall (eg, the peak of Cerro Torre). The list can be endless, but it is safe to say that any person will find in these mountains that he likes, be it trekking, climbing, skiing, climbing or ski-tour.
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    Andes - the longest mountain system of the Earth. Orographic Andes are divided into Northern, Central and Southern Andes, which in turn are divided into the massifs and chains - cordilleras. Some of the mountains are formed by volcanic activity. The highest peaks of the Andes have a combined nature of the relief - snow and rocks. Due to the fact that the Andes are elongated in the direction of the meridian, in different parts of the mountain range there are different seasonal activity. In the northern Andes climbing season year-round, twice a year interrupted monsoons. In central and southern Andes climbing committed mainly in the summer months (December - February).
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    Andes stretches along all the south-american pacific coast. The total length from the north to the south is more than 9000 kilometers, while maximum width is 750 kilometers.
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    Located at altitudes above 3,500 meters in the Andes - Quito (capital of Ecuador) and La Paz (Bolivia's capital) are two of the highest capitals in the world. During the first few days tourists usually have to go through all the stages of altitude sickness, even if they are spending all the time in the   ... Read more

     

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Last update: Mountain Planet (16 Dec 2015) • History
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