THE NATIONAL PARK HUASCARAN
One of those but outstanding conservation units for the group of their snowy landscapes, lakes, canyons, torrents and cascades. It includes practically inside their limits to the whole mountain range Blanca and seven snowy of more than 6 000 m of height that constitute one of the main international focuses of attention for climbers and montañistas.
He/she settled down as National Park July of 1975, 10 with a surface of 340,000 there is and a long of 158 km, understanding part of the counties of Recuay, Huaraz, Carhuaz, Yungay, Huaylas, Pomabamba, Marshal Luzuriaga, Huari, Corongo, Sihuas and Bolognesi. It has been declared biosphere reservation and the humanity's natural patrimony by UNESCO.
The territory of the park is very uneven, it presents snowy summits with altitudes that oscillate among 5,000 to 6,768 msnm, gulches deeply encased as a result of the erosion fluvioglaciar and great number of lagoons. They exist inside the limits of the park 663 glaciers distributed throughout 180 km of longitude from snowy Tuco in the south, until Champará in elnorte.
Regarding the climate two exist you park biendiferenciadas:a) the dry time, of April to September, accentuating you among the months of June to August; and b) the rainy time, of October to May, being the maximum precipitation between January and March.
Their flora is countless, it includes important rodales of Goad Raimondi, and enter its fdauna he/she is the gray deer, the taruca, the bear of glasses, the vicuña, the puma, the fox, the vizcacha, the weasel, the cat mounts, the muca, the skunk añaz, etc. there is Also infinity of birds, the ducks, the gallaretas and the picaflores prevail.
Source: Great Encyclopedia of Peru - Lexus.
The National Park Huascarán understands rural several communities.
Their fauna this understood by countless birds.
BEAR OF GLASSES
LAGOON DE PURUHUAY - HUARI
Huascarán in flames?. No, don't get scared, it is a surprising one to grow dark.
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