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Cerro de Arcos


The Cerro de Arcos is a windswept rock formation in the high paramo of the Ecuadorian southern sierra. It is situated on the border between the provinces El Oro and Loja, on the elevated plain between the Cordillera de Chilla and the Cordillera de Timbayacu at an altitude of 3700 m (12140f).

The rock formation features towers, columns and several of the eponymous arches formed by wind and weather erosion. The formation covers an area of about 300 m by 300 m.

Nearby populated places are Bellavista and Sabadel, nearest villages/small towns are Zaruma and Manu.

External links

Local Cerro de Arcos information with pictures

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