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Cordillera Chila

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointNevado Coropuna (6405 m/21,014 ft)
CountriesPeru
States/ProvincesArequipa (81%), Cuzco (19%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area23,319 sq km / 9,003 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent311 km / 194 mi North-South
187 km / 116 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long15° 14' S; 72° 18' W
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Map of Cordillera Chila
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Cordillera Chila.
Cordillera Occidental (Peru)Level 4 (Parent)
         Northern Cordillera OccidentalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         La Libertad Cordillera OccidentalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera NegraLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera BlancaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Cordillera OccidentalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         South Central Cordillera OccidentalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Apurimac-Calpamayo AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera ChilaLevel 5
         Cordillera AmpatoLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera VolcanicaLevel 5 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Cordillera Chila

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Nevado Coropuna640521,014 
2.Nevado Corpuna-Casulla637720,922 
3.Nevado Coropuna-Pico Este630520,686 
4.Nevado Solimana609319,990 
5.Cerro Chilla566518,586 
6.Nevado Mismi559818,366 
7.Amazon Source Knoll554018,176 
8.Nevado Firua549818,038 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Cordillera Chila

Nevado Coropuna
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Climbers passing round yareta plants enroute to the massive hulk of Coropuna, with the main summit on the left. Photo by Clark Edgeworth.
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Nevado Firua
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Nevada Firua (2009-06-03). Photo by Vic Hanson.
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