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  • Above sea-level, between the western and central Cordilleras, and on the main road between Lima and Cuzco, 394 m.
  • The department of Cajamarca lies between the Western and Central Cordilleras and extends from the frontier of Ecuador S.
  • America down to the slopes of Chimborazo; the Cordilleras of the Andes separating the Castilloas from the Heveas of Brazil.
  • The region of the Cordilleras of the Andes is divided into Puna, or lofty uninhabited wilderness, and sierra, or inhabitable moun- Sierra.
  • The great rivers of the sierra are the Maranon, rising in the lake of Lauricocha and flowing northward in a deep gorge between the Maritime and Central Cordilleras for 350 m., when it forces its way through the mountains at the famous Pongo de Manseriche and enters the Amazonian plain.

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