Cuenca del Cotahuasi

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Landscape Reserve Sub Cuenca del Cotahuasi is part of the Tentative list of Peru in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Sub Cuenca del Cotahuasi is one of the deepest canyons on the planet, with a great diversity of geomorphological units. A wide variety of geological processes can be observed here, including glacial, volcanic and gravitational processes, as well as fossil deposits. The large altitudinal gradient has favoured the appearance of a large number of terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems, from coastal deserts to high-altitude rainforests, as well as the appearance of biodiversity linked to these ecosystems.

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Full Name
Landscape Reserve Sub Cuenca del Cotahuasi
Country
Peru
Added
2019
Type
Natural
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2019 Added to Tentative List

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