Yerupaja


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Noun1.Yerupaja - a mountain peak in the Andes in Peru (21,709 feet high)
Peru, Republic of Peru - a republic in western South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; was the heart of the Inca empire from the 12th to 16th centuries
Andes - a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast
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They came close to climbing its even higher neighbour, Yerupaja Grande, by lightweight daring and four nights in a row of snow cave bivouacs, but ran out of food a thousand feet short of the summit.
Seis de los glaciares tienen mas de 6,000 msnm: Rasac con 6,017, Jirishanca con 6,094, Yerupaja Chico con 6,121, Harapo con 6,127, Siula Grande con 6,344 y el gran Yerupaja con 6,634 msnm, segunda montana mas alta de los Andes del Peru, despues del nevado de Huascaran que alcanza los 6,768.