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Highest roads of Peru

Ubicado en la parte oeste del continente sudamericano, Perú se extiende por cerca de 1,500 mi (2,414 km) a lo largo del Océano Pacífico. Cubiertas de nieves e imponentes, las montañas más altas del país se sitúan en los Andes, alcanzando alturas por encima de los 6.000 metros.

Carreteras más altas de Perú:

Paso de montañaElevaciónRegiónSuperficie
Mina Acumulación Mariela5.298m (17,381ft)MoqueguaTierra
Mina Santa Rosa5.133m (16,840ft)PunoTierra
Abra Azuca5.130m (16,830ft)CuscoTierra
La Rinconada5.130m (16,830ft)PunoTierra
Abra Loncopata5.119m (16,795ft)ArequipaTierra
Abra Arcata5.101m (16,735ft)ArequipaTierra
Abra Quenco5.101m (16,735ft)ArequipaTierra
Abra Huayraccasa5.059m (16.597ft)HuancavelicaTierra
Abra Huarcaya5.057m (16,591ft)ArequipaTierra
Abra Culipampa5.024m (16,482ft)ArequipaTierra
Laguna Ninococha5.016m (16,456 ft)HuánucoTierra
Abra Huacullo5.016m (16,456 ft)ApurímacTierra

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