Photographer's Note

The Llanganuco Lake (3865 m above sea level) is about 2.5 hours by car from Huaraz. Shortly before the lake there is a control booth of the Huascaran National Park. The lake is spectacularly located inside the park in a glacial vally embedded by the steep walls of the highest mountains of Peru. The lake is surrounded by rare polylepis trees with the lake's turquoise water a result of glacial silt, glow in the midday sun.

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Additional Photos by Zbigniew Kalinowski (fotka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 471 W: 9 N: 1088] (5325)
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