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The highest mountains of Bolivia

Beautiful mountains of Bolivia

Petr Liška
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The highest mountains of Bolivia
Inserted: 14.05.2018
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Bolivia is a very mountainous country. Here you will find both glaciated Andean six-thousanders and a whole chain of high volcanoes on the western border of Bolivia. Most of them are extinguished, some of them are still napping and emitting clouds of smoke.

1.
Nevado Sajama

The highest mountain in Bolivia

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| Altitude: 6 542 m / 21 463 ft

The massive volcano Nevado Sajama (6 542 m asl) is the highest mountain throughout Bolivia. Because it is a… continue reading

2.
Illimani

Second Highest Mountain of Bolivia

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| Altitude: 6 439 m / 21 125 ft

The monumental massif of the second highest mountain in Bolivia, Illimani (6,439m), is one of the most famous… continue reading

3.
Ancohuma

Third highest mountain of Bolivia

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| Altitude: 6 427 m / 21 086 ft

Ancohuma (6,427m) asl is the third highest mountain in Bolivia. It is located in the northern part of the… continue reading

4.
Illampu

The fourth highest mountain in Bolivia

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| Altitude: 6 368 m / 20 892 ft

Illampu (6,368 m above sea level) is the fourth highest mountain in Bolivia. It lies at the very northern end… continue reading

5.
Parinacota

The most beautiful volcano in the world

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| Altitude: 6 342 m / 20 807 ft

Among the most beautiful volcanoes of Bolivia and the whole world, there is, by a white cap decorated,… continue reading

6.
Pomerape

Parinacota's little brother

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| Altitude: 6 282 m / 20 610 ft

The Pomerape volcano (6,282 m above sea level) is the smaller of the Payachata pair of „two mountains“ and is… continue reading

7.
Huayna Potosí

The nearest six thousander in the surrou

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| Altitude: 6 088 m / 19 974 ft

Huayna Potosi is very popular mountain mainly for its accessibility from the capital of Bolivia – La Paz. If… continue reading

8.
Acotango

Abandoned six thousand

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| Altitude: 6 052 m / 19 856 ft

At the southern end of Sajama National Park is a group of four volcanoes. The highest of them is Acotango (6… continue reading

9.
Uturuncu

The easiest six thousender in the world

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| Altitude: 6 008 m / 19 711 ft

Volcano Uturuncu has two peaks and the main peak has slightly over six thousand meters above sea level.… continue reading

10.
Cerro Capurata

South end of Nevados de Quimsachata

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| Altitude: 5 990 m / 19 652 ft

The southern end of the volcanic ridge Nevados de Quimsachata is closed by the beautiful volcano Cerro… continue reading

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Sairecabur

Featureless nearly six thousander

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| Altitude: 5 971 m / 19 590 ft

Farther to the north from Licancabur lies another huge volcanic massif with relatively featureless peaks. The… continue reading

12.
Licancabur

Volcanic lighthouse over lagoon Verde

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| Altitude: 5 960 m / 19 554 ft

One of the most typical Bolivian scenery is the view from the lagoon Verde of volcano Licancabur (5 960 m asl… continue reading

13.
Cerro Caňapa

Mountain with little snow cap

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| Altitude: 5 882 m / 19 298 ft

Cerro Caňapa  is one of a number of five thousand meters high volcanoes located near the Chilean-Bolivian… continue reading

14.
volcano Ollagüe

Smokey giant

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| Altitude: 5 868 m / 19 252 ft

Ollagüe volcano (5 868 m asl) is one of high volcanoes on the volcanic Chilean-Bolivian border. Thanks to the… continue reading

15.
Cerro Tomasamil

Multicolored volcano

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| Altitude: 5 830 m / 19 127 ft

Cerro Tomasamil (5 830 m asl) belongs to a series of beautifully colored volcanoes. It is well visible from… continue reading

16.
Cerro Condoriri (Sajama)

Volcano over the lagoons

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| Altitude: 5 762 m / 18 904 ft

Condoriri volcano is basically a large ridge, so different from the beautiful cones of Parinacota or Pomerape… continue reading

17.
Umurata

The smallest of Nevados de Quimsachata

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| Altitude: 5 730 m / 18 799 ft

Mount Umurata (5,730 m above sea level) is the first significant peak on the volcanic ridge Nevados de… continue reading

18.
Volcan Juriques

Volcano in the shadow of Licancabur

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| Altitude: 5 704 m / 18 714 ft

Volcano Juriques (5 704 m asl) is situated right next to the iconic Licancabur. Because it has a huge crater… continue reading

19.
Cerro Araral

Mountain visible from lagoon Hedionda

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| Altitude: 5 688 m / 18 661 ft

Border mountain Cerro Araral (5 688 m asl) is beautifully visible from Hedionda lagoon. It is one of its… continue reading

20.
Cerro Quisiquisini

Little known volcano

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| Altitude: 5 525 m / 18 127 ft

Cerro Quisiquisini (5,525 m above sea level) is a bit forgotten in the Sajama National Park. The magnificent… continue reading

21.
Cerro Chorolque

A lone giant

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| Altitude: 5 520 m / 18 110 ft

The Cerro Chorolque volcano (5,520 m above sea level) rises above the surrounding landscape in a truly… continue reading

22.
Patilla Pata

Volcano bursting with colors

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| Altitude: 5 477 m / 17 969 ft

The Patilla Pata volcano (5,477 m above sea level) is one of the least significant in the Sajama National… continue reading

23.
Chacaltaya

The former world's highest ski slope

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| Altitude: 5 363 m / 17 595 ft

Chacaltaya is basically not very interesting mountain. Rather, it's just such a lackluster peak. What makes… continue reading

24.
Cerro Tunupa

Volcano with blasted peak

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| Altitude: 5 321 m / 17 457 ft

Cerro Tunupa (5 321 m asl) is a mountain of salar de Uyuni. It is visible almost from everywhere. It's a type… continue reading

25.
Cerro Rico

Mountain full of silver

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| Altitude: 4 782 m / 15 689 ft

Cerro Rico „rich mountain“ is dominating the city of Potosi and it was the largest source of silver for… continue reading

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