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THE VOLCANO MISTI AND THE VOLCANO CHACHANI


Air impressive views of two of the main volcanos of the Department of Arequipa, captured before arriving to the City Blanca (Arequipa).

Very near the city of Arequipa the volcanos Misti and Chachani are located. Misti is in the valley of Chili and he/she has an altitude that arrives to the 5822 msnm. To the visible being from the white" "City has transformed into their symbol. Although many consider it a sleeping volcano, in fact it is in active state and every so often they are been able to they appreciate fumaroles. In spite of their altitude, the snow is scarce in its summit due to the dryness of this region and to the climatic changes that are come experiencing at world level.

Chachani; "Valiant" in aymara, he/she has an altitude of 6075 msnm. It is inactive and it presents small ravines.

To be able to visit Misti or Chachani it is necessary to arrive to the city of Arequipa. From the city of Arequipa, Misti is to 20 Km. with northeast address, in bus you could arrive to their skirts in approximately one hour. Chachani is to 55 Km. with address to the north of the city of Arequipa and for bus of it can arrive in approximately two hours.

Chachani has the peculiarity of possessing four summits. The main one or northwest arrives until the 6075 msnm; the north or Pick of the Ángel, to the 5852 msnm; the Southwest or Mount Wheat; to the 5820 msnm; and the west or Horqueta, to the 5484 msnm.



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