[kawr-th ee-ye-rah-re-ahl] /ˌkɔr ðiˈyɛ rɑ rɛˈɑl/

a range of the Andes, in Bolivia. Highest peak, Illimani, 21,201 feet (6462 meters).
a range of the Andes, in Ecuador. Highest peak, Chimborazo, 20,561 feet (6267 meters).


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