South Central Cordillera Occidental

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointNevado Citac (5328 m/17,480 ft)
States/ProvincesAyacucho (39%), Huancavelica (30%), Ica (23%), Arequipa (5%), Lima Region (3%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area57,104 sq km / 22,048 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent366 km / 228 mi North-South
294 km / 183 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long14° 2' S; 75° 2' W
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Map of South Central 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 South Central Cordillera Occidental.
Cordillera Occidental (Peru)Level 4 (Parent)
         Northern Cordillera OccidentalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         La Libertad Cordillera OccidentalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera NegraLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera BlancaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Cordillera OccidentalLevel 5 (Sibling)
         South Central Cordillera OccidentalLevel 5
         Apurimac-Calpamayo AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera ChilaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera AmpatoLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Cordillera VolcanicaLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the South Central Cordillera Occidental

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Nevado Citac532817,480 
4.Cerro Auquichanca489316,053 
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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