Altiplano

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16° 2′ 46″ S, 71° 24′ 10″ W

Overview

The Altiplano is dominated by massive active volcanoes of the Central Volcanic Zone. Its height averages about 3,300 m and its climate is cool and semi-arid to arid.

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Description

The Altiplano is dominated by massive active volcanoes of the Central Volcanic Zone. Its height averages about 3,300 m and its climate is cool and semi-arid to arid.

Main species

  • Alpaca (Vicugna pacos)
  • Guanaco (Lama guanicoe)
  • Lama (Lama glama)
  • Vicugna (Vicugna vicugna)

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