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Cordillera Vilcabamba | Nevado Salkantay

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S face of Nevado Salkantay (6271 m). The landslide scar in the upper centre of the scene goes back to 23 February 2020, when a huge chunk of rock and ice broke off, evolving into an avalanche which impacted Laguna Salkantaycocha at the base of the mountain, resulting in a catastrophic glacial lake outburst flood.

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on Wednesday 27 July 2022 by Martin Mergili
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