Cordillera Central (Colombia)


Cordillera Central (Colombia)
Topographic map of Colombia.

The Cordillera Central range is one of the three branches of ridges in the Andes Mountains that split in southern Colombia towards the north up to the Montes de Maria.

It extends from the Nudo de Almaguer, or the "Colombian Mountain Mass" in Cauca, located in southern Colombia, to the Serranía de San Lucas in Bolivar to the north. The range is bounded by the Cauca and Magdalena river valleys to the west and east, respectively.

Cordillera Central is home to the Eje cafetero region as well as several volcanoes, including the Nevado del Ruiz as well as the volcanoes Santa Isabel, Nevado del Huila, and Nevado del Tolima.

Contents

Hydrography

Magadalena River
Río Magdalena (Principal Colombian river)
Río Cauca
Río Caquetá
Río Patía
Río Saldaña
Río Nima
Río Amaime
Río Tulúa
Río Amoyá
Río Davis Cambrín
Río Anamichú
Otún Lack
Laguna del Otún
Laguna Verde
Río Otún
Río Totarito
Río Molinas
Río Azufrado
Río Lagunillas
Río Azul
Río Barbo
Río La Miel, in the oriental part and ends in the Magdalena River [1]
Río Samaná Sur
Río Medellín
Río Nechí

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.condesan.org/memoria/col0199.htm in Spanish

External links

Coordinates: 5°00′N 75°00′W / 5°N 75°W / 5; -75


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