Andes

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This airticle is aboot the muntain range in Sooth Americae. For ither uisses, see Andes (disambiguation).
Andes
Aerial photo of the Andes.jpg
Aerial photo o a portion o the Andes atween Argentinae an Chile
Highest point
Peak Aconcagua (Las Heras Depairtment, Mendoza, Argentinae)
Elevation 6,962 m (22,841 ft)
Coordinates 32°39′10″S 70°0′40″W / 32.65278°S 70.01111°W / -32.65278; -70.01111Coordinates: 32°39′10″S 70°0′40″W / 32.65278°S 70.01111°W / -32.65278; -70.01111
Dimensions
Length 7,000 km (4,300 mi)
Width 500 km (310 mi)
Naming
Native name Quechua: Anti(s/kuna)
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Countries

The Andes is the langest continental muntain range in the warld. It is a continual range o hielands alang the wastren coast o Sooth Americae. This range is aboot 7,000 km (4,300 mi) lang, about 200 km (120 mi) tae 700 km (430 mi) wide (widest atween 18° sooth an 20° sooth latitude), an o a average hicht o aboot 4,000 m (13,000 ft). The Andes extend frae north tae sooth throu seiven Sooth American kintras: Venezuela, Colombie, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivie, Chile, an Argentinae.

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