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AltiplanoThe Altiplano is a wide plateau in the Andes Mountains of South America. Its name is Spanish for high plane. The Altiplano covers southeastern Peru, western Bolivia, northeastern Chile, and northwestern Argentina. The Altiplano is one of the highest and largest plateaus in the world. Its elevation ranges from about 11,000 to 13,000 feet (3,300 to 4,000 meters). It covers about 65,000 square miles (170,000 square kilometers).... Read More