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7,000+
The length of the Amdes in KM
Yanacocha
Largest gold mine in the world in Peru
Subduction
of Pacific plate under south America creates Andes
Inaccessibility
makes development of the Andes difficult
6962
Height of tallest peak in Andes, Aconcagua
Potato
a staple crop of the Andes
Llama
Used as a pack animal and for milk
Tourism
a service industry in the Andes
Machu Picchu
the lost site of the Incas at the end of the 45km Inca Trail through the Andes
Yuncan
The name of a HEP dam project in Peru
500
the limit to the number of trekkers allowed on the Inca trail