Huila, Nevado del
Huila, Nevado del(nāvä`dō dĕl hwē`lä), snow-capped volcanic mountain, 17,594 ft (5,364 m) high, on the Huila-Tolima-Cauca dept. border, S central Colombia, in the N AndesAndes
, mountain system, more than 5,000 mi (8,000 km) long, W South America. The ranges run generally parallel to the Pacific coast and extend from Tierra del Fuego northward, across the equator, as the backbone of the entire continent.
..... Click the link for more information. . Located c.50 mi (80 km) SE of Cali, Huila consists of a chain of six volcanic cones, the highest of which is Pico Central; it is the highest mountain in the Cordillera Central range and the second highest in Colombia. Huila erupted in the mid-1500s, then was dormant until 2007.
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