Etiqueta: Cordillera Blanca

Geologic History of the Cordillera Blanca
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24 mayo, 201925 septiembre, 2020

Geologic History of the Cordillera Blanca

The geology of the Cordillera Blanca is marked by the combination of uplift and erosion of its relief, which continue at high rates today. Prior to uplift the region was the locus of sediment accumulation and lithification, which ultimately generated the thick sedimentary strata that can be found folded and faulted along the flanks of...

The world’s highest dinner
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22 mayo, 201925 septiembre, 2020

The world’s highest dinner

I am a mountaineer, adventurer and writer. I have been venturing to the world’s mountain ranges for many years in search of challenging fulfilment and inspiration. One of the best mountain ranges to more than satisfy that challenge is the Cordillera Blanca of Peru. I first came to Huaraz in 1989 as a member of...