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Cordillera Central (Colombia)

Region(s): South America, Colombia: (Antioquia, Departamento de Bolívar, Departamento de Caldas, Departamento de Nariño, Departamento de Risaralda, Departamento de Tolima, Departamento del Cauca, Departamento del Huila, Departamento del Putumayo, Departamento del Valle del Cauca)
Parent Range: Colombian Andes
Max. Elevation: 5 365 m / 17 602 ft
Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Average Length: 621 miles / 1 000 km
Average Width: 110 miles / 68 km
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Overview

Range Name(s): Cordillera Central (Colombia)
Max. Elevation: 5 365 m / 17 602 ft
Region(s): South America
Location: South America, Colombia: (Antioquia, Departamento de Bolívar, Departamento de Caldas, Departamento de Nariño, Departamento de Risaralda, Departamento de Tolima, Departamento del Cauca, Departamento del Huila, Departamento del Putumayo, Departamento del Valle del Cauca)
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Starting Point: 3.9581059485146817
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Parent Range: Colombian Andes
Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
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Average Length: 621 miles / 1 000 km
Average Width: 110 miles / 68 km
Nearst
Airport(s):
El Dorado Bogota International Airport (BOG)
Convenience Center(s): Manizales, Bogotá
National
Park(s):
Los Nevados National Natural Park

Location

South America, Colombia: (Antioquia, Departamento de Bolívar, Departamento de Caldas, Departamento de Nariño, Departamento de Risaralda, Departamento de Tolima, Departamento del Cauca, Departamento del Huila, Departamento del Putumayo, Departamento del Valle del Cauca)
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    The most popular climb in the Central Cordillera is the ascents to the snow capped peak of Nevado del Ruiz (5311 meters), while nearby peak of Nevado del Tolima is a little more challenging for avid mountaineers. Those who don't want to hike to the snow line can arrange trekking circuits in Park Los Nevados of up to five days - various tour operators in Manizales can arrange such trekking tours.
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    Cordillera Central is a mountain range in Colombia that lies along the Pacific Coast. It is a part of Colombian Andes. Its highest point is the Nevado del Huila towering at 5365 meters above sea level.
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    Cordillera Occidental is located in Colombia and lies along Pacific Ocean's coast inside the continental part of Colombia.
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    Several volcanoes elevated above 5000 meters are situated within the Central Cordillera of the Colombian Andes. The most popular are Nevado del Huila (5365 meters) and Nevado del Ruiz (5311 meters). The first one is the highest volcano of Colombia and after being dormant for more than 500 years, showed heavy   ... Read more

     

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