Volcán Isluga National Park
|Volcán Isluga National Park|
Panorama of Volcán Isluga National Park
|Location||Tarapacá Region, Chile|
|Governing body||Corporación Nacional Forestal|
Volcán Isluga National Park (Spanish pronunciation: [isˈluɣa]) is located in the Andes, in the Tarapacá Region of Chile, near Colchane and south of Lauca Biosphere Reserve. It covers 1,747 square kilometers, with elevations ranging between 2,100 and 5,550 meters. It is named after Volcán Isluga, which at 5,550 m, is the tallest mountain in this park.
There are numerous peaks in the national park. The most prominent include the Qinsachata Hill (5400 m.a.s.l), Tatajachura Hill (5252 m.a.s.l.), the Isluga Volcano (5218 m.a.s.l.) and the Catarama (5207 m.a.s.l.).
The park has the usual flora that grows at high altitudes. Numerous species of cacti and queñoas are native to the park.
- (in Spanish) Parque Nacional Volcán Isluga
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