Huascaran


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Huas·ca·rán

 (wäs′kə-rän′, -kä-)
A mountain, 6,746 m (22,132 ft) high, in the Andes of west-central Peru. It is Peru's highest peak.

Huascarán

(Spanish uaskaˈran) or

Huascán

n
(Placename) an extinct volcano in W Peru, in the Peruvian Andes: the highest peak in Peru; avalanche in 1962 killed over 3000 people. Height: 6768 m (22 205 ft)

Huas•ca•ran

(ˌwɑs kɑˈrɑn)

n.
a mountain in W Peru, in the Andes. 22,205 ft. (6768 m).
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Noun1.Huascaran - a mountain in the Andes in Peru (22,205 feet high)Huascaran - a mountain in the Andes in Peru (22,205 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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The northern Andes are lower and more humid, while the central Andes are the tallest, and it is here where you find the country's highest peak: Huascaran, at 6,768 meters above sea level.
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Prototype land-cover mapping of the Huascaran Biosphere Reserve (Peru) using a digital elevation model, and the NDSI and NDVI indices.
1962 - Eruptions of Mount Huascaran in Peru destroy seven villages and kill 3,500.
The Huascaran peak, standing at 6,768 m high, is truly imposing.
"In Peru's Huascaran National Park, for example, melting glaciers affect water supplies and contaminate water and soil due to the release of heavy metals previously trapped under ice.