Cerro de los Siete Colores

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Cerro de los Siete Colores
Hill of Seven Colors
Cerro de los Siete Colores is located in Argentina
Cerro de los Siete Colores
Cerro de los Siete Colores
Location in the Andes near Purmamarca, Province of Jujuy, Argentina
Location
Location Purmamarca, Jujuy Province, Argentina
Range Andes
Coordinates 23°44′38″S 65°30′04″W / 23.74389°S 65.50111°W / -23.74389; -65.50111Coordinates: 23°44′38″S 65°30′04″W / 23.74389°S 65.50111°W / -23.74389; -65.50111


Cerro de los Siete Colores (The Hill of Seven Colors) is one of the hills bordering the Quebrada de Purmamarca which is in turn is a western branch of the Quebrada de Humahuaca up to Cuesta del Lipán, in Jujuy Province, Argentina.
Its unique color range is the product of a complex geological history including marine sediments, lake and river movements elevated with the movement of the tectonic plates.

The village of Purmamarca is at his feet and the two form one of the most recognized landscape of Argentine Northwest and all of Argentina.

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