Northern Cordillera Occidental

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointCerro Mishahuanga (4118 m/13,510 ft)
States/ProvincesCajamarca (51%), Piura (28%), Lambayeque (18%), La Libertad (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area50,541 sq km / 19,514 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent355 km / 220 mi North-South
308 km / 192 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long5° 53' S; 79° 13' W
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Map of Northern Cordillera Occidental
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Northern Cordillera Occidental.
Cordillera Occidental (Peru)Level 4 (Parent)
         Northern Cordillera OccidentalLevel 5
         La Libertad Cordillera OccidentalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera NegraLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera BlancaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Cordillera OccidentalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         South Central Cordillera OccidentalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Apurimac-Calpamayo AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera ChilaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera AmpatoLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera VolcanicaLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Northern Cordillera Occidental

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Cerro Mishahuanga411813,510 
2.Cerro Choicopico410013,451 
3.Cerro Bravo397013,025 
4.Cerro Negro396012,992 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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