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Coropuna is the largest and highest volcano in Peru, attaining an elevation of. [1]

19 relations: Andes, Arequipa, Glacier, Ice cap, Inca Empire, International Space Station, List of volcanoes in Peru, Mawk'allaqta, Castilla, Pallaqucha, Peru, Plateau, Pre-Columbian era, Quechuan languages, Snow, Stratovolcano, Topographic prominence, Ultra-prominent peak, Ushnu, Volcano.

Andes

The Andes is the longest continental mountain range in the world.

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Arequipa

Arequipa is the capital and largest city of the Arequipa Region and the seat of the Constitutional Court of Peru.

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Glacier

A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.

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Ice cap

An ice cap is an ice mass that covers less than 50,000 km² of land area (usually covering a highland area).

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Inca Empire

The Inca Empire (Quechua: Tawantinsuyu, "The Four Regions"), also known as the Incan Empire, was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America.

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International Space Station

The International Space Station (ISS) is a space station, or a habitable artificial satellite, in low Earth orbit.

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List of volcanoes in Peru

This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Peru.

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Mawk'allaqta, Castilla

Mawk'allaqta, also Mawk'a Llaqta (Quechua mawk'a ancient, llaqta place (village, town, city, country, nation), "ancient place", hispanicized spelling Maucallacta), the architectural Inca complex, is located above the contemporary village of San Antonio (Pampacolca District, Castilla Province, Arequipa Region), 3,700 meters above sea level, and overlooks the neighbouring valley.

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Pallaqucha

Pallaqucha (Quechua palla dame, lady, mature woman of the Inca nobility, qucha lake, hispanicized spellings Pallacocha, Pallarcocha) is a small lake in Peru located in the Arequipa Region, Condesuyos Province, Andaray District.

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Peru

Peru (Perú; Piruw; Piruw), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.

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Plateau

In geology and earth science, a plateau (or; plural plateaus or plateaux), also called a high plain or tableland, is an area of highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain that is raised significantly above the surrounding area, often with one or more sides with steep slopes.

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Pre-Columbian era

The pre-Columbian era incorporates all period subdivisions in the history and prehistory of the Americas before the appearance of significant European influences on the American continents, spanning the time of the original settlement in the Upper Paleolithic period to European colonization during the Early Modern period.

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Quechuan languages

Quechuan, also known as runa simi ("people's language"), is a Native American language family spoken primarily in the Andes region of South America, derived from a common ancestral language.

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Snow

Snow is precipitation in the form of flakes of crystalline water ice that falls from clouds.

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Stratovolcano

A stratovolcano, also known as a composite volcano, is a conical volcano built up by many layers (strata) of hardened lava, tephra, pumice, and volcanic ash.

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Topographic prominence

In topography, prominence characterizes the height of a mountain or hill's summit by the vertical distance between it and the lowest contour line encircling with no higher summit.

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Ultra-prominent peak

An ultra-prominent peak, or Ultra for short, is defined as a mountain summit with a topographic prominence of or more.

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Ushnu

An ushnu is a pyramid-shaped, terraced structure that was used by the Incas to preside at the most important ceremonies of the Tawantinsuyu.

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Volcano

A volcano is a rupture on the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.

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Mount Coropena, Mount Coropuna, Nevado Coropuna.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coropuna

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