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Huascarán National Park
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Huascarán National Park

Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Natural
Country: Peru
Best of: Park, Mountains, Wildlife
Situated in the Cordillera Blanca, the world's highest tropical mountain range, Mount Huascarán rises to 6,768 m above sea-level. The deep ravines watered by numerous torrents, the glacial lakes and the variety of the vegetation make it a site of spectacular beauty. It is the home of such species as the spectacled bear and the Andean condor.
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