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Range Name(s): Cordillera Oriental (Bolivia), Восточная Кордильера (Боливия)     Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Max. Elevation: 6 438 m / 21 122 ft     Snow Line: Please update
Region(s): South America     Average Length: 311 miles / 500 km
Location: Bolivia: Departamento de Cochabamba, Departamento de La Paz, Departamento de Santa Cruz, El Beni, Oruro; Peru: Puno; ... Read more     Average Width: Please update
Activity Type: Please update     Latitude/Longitude: -16°-56'-55.567''S
-66°-49'-7.852''W
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Parent Range: Andes     Nearest Airport(s): El Alto International Airport, La Paz (LPB);
National Park(s): Please update     Convenience Center(s): La Pazz;

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Climbers come to Bolivian Andes mostly because of huge numbers of various routes and mountains as well as famous rock climbing spots. The most popular summit in the Cordillera Oriental is a peak Huayna Potosi (6088 meters).

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Cordillera Oriental is a mountain range in Bolivia that lies along the Pacific Coast. Its highest point is the Nevado de Illimani towering at 6438 meters above sea level.

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Cordillera Oriental is located in Bolivia and lies along the Pacific Ocean's coast inside the continental part of the country.

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  • Huayna Potosi
  • Mountaineering - 12 Day(s)
  • 1 May - 30 Sep
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• Lake Titicaca is the highest lake in the world. It's bordered with Cordillera Oriental in Bolivian Andes on the border between Bolivia and Peru. The elevation of lake surface is 3812 meters and it is more elevated than summits of Mount Fuji (Japan) and Mount Cook (New Zealand). Scientists consider that about 100 millions years ago the lake surface were located 3750 meters below and was an ocean bay.... Read more

 

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