The Cordillera Huaytapallana, a glacierized range in the Cordillera Central, lies between lat 11░47' and 11░56'S. and long 75░00' and 75░05'W. It is 17 km long and trends in a northwesterly direction. The glacierized area, estimated from Landsat images, covers 35 km². Drainage is into the Atlantic Ocean by the RÝo Mantaro. The highest peak is the Nevado Lasuntay at 5,720 m asl.