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North American Cordillera

Region(s):
North America, United States (USA), Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica
Parent Range:
Max. Elevation: 6 193 m / 20 318 ft
Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Average Length: 5 589 miles / 9 000 km
Average Width: 800-1 600 miles / 497-994 km

Overview

Range Name(s):
North American Cordillera
Max. Elevation:
6 193 m / 20 318 ft
Region(s):
North America
Location:
North America, United States (USA), Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica
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Geology:
Tectonic, Volcanic
Snow line:
350-3 500 m / 1 148-11 483 ft
Average Length:
5 589 miles / 9 000 km
Average Width:
800-1 600 miles / 497-994 km
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Location

North America, United States (USA), Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Haiti, Jamaica
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    Here are the world-class mountaineering destinations such as Alaska and Saint Elias ranges, many famous and prominent peaks, including volcanic origin, which come in all sorts of lists of the most-most peaks of the planet according to different characteristics. Countless numbers of trekking from the simplest to experienced, from walking for a few hours to many days journeys. North American Cordillera offers thousands of rock-climbing routes and dozens of national parks.
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    North American Cordillera are the part of the Cordillera mountain range (the second is Andes or the Cordilleras of South America). Mountain system on the continent formed of different ages and diverse geological structures and therefore here we can find a variety of landscapes and heights of the system’s formations. These mountains can be divided into a myriad of components and subranges - each of them has its own character with variety of routes, trekking and surfaces. This mountains lie in different countries and in different climatic zones. Which make impossible the existence on one universal description of all the system, which would allow the reader to determine - where exactly he wants to go, according to his aims and interests. We will describe the most attractive areas of the system as a stand alone units.
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    Mountain system is extended along the western edge of the North America continent from Alaska, across Canada, Central America, Mexico to Panama.
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Last update: Slava Shevtsov (02 Jul 2018) • History
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