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Peruvian Cordilleras

The Cordillera Urubamba, a glacierized mountain range within the eastern cordillera, is between lat 13°08' and 13°17'S. and long 71°58' and 72°16'W. It trends in a northwesterly direction for about 30 km. The glacierized area is estimated from Landsat images to be 23 km². It drains to the Atlantic Ocean by Río Vilcanota and Río Yanatile. The highest peak is Nevado Veronica at 5,750 m asl.