Southwest Cordillera Oriental

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointPachatusan (4842 m/15,886 ft)
CountriesPeru (93%), Bolivia (7%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesPuno (60%), Cuzco (33%), La Paz (7%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area22,990 sq km / 8,876 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent281 km / 175 mi North-South
311 km / 193 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long14° 51' S; 70° 38' W
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Map of Southwest Cordillera Oriental
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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 Southwest Cordillera Oriental.
Cordillera Oriental (Peru)Level 4 (Parent)
         Northern Cordillera OrientalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera AzulLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Cordillera OrientalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera VilcabambaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Amazonia Cordillera OrientalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera UrubambaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera VilcanotaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera CarabayaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southwest Cordillera OrientalLevel 5
                 Lake Titicaca IslandsLevel 6 (Child)

Major Peaks of the Southwest Cordillera Oriental

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
2.Pachamama413013,550Lake Titicaca Islands
3.Pachatata411513,501Lake Titicaca Islands
4.Cerro Chequesani407613,373Lake Titicaca Islands
5.Isla Taquile-Punto Alto407413,366Lake Titicaca Islands
6.Cerro Palla Khasa406513,337Lake Titicaca Islands
7.Cerro Santa Barbara403213,228Lake Titicaca Islands
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Pachamama413013,550Lake Titicaca Islands

Photos of Peaks in the Southwest Cordillera Oriental

Cerro Chequesani
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On top of Cerro Chequesani, highest point of Isla del Sol (2013-08-09). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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