Nevado de Tuco
|Nevado de Tuco|
|Elevation||5,300 m (17,388 ft)|
|Ancash Region, Peru|
Neighboring peaks are Challwa (5,476 m (17,966 ft)), Juchuraju (5,392 m (17,690 ft)), Pastoruri (5,240 m (17,190 ft)), Santon (5,256 m (17,244 ft)) and Qiwllarahu (5,603 m (18,383 ft)). Rajuluna (5,360 m (17,590 ft)) is the only peak further south in the Cordillera Blanca.
The glacial lakes on the southern flank of Tuco are the source of the river Rio Tuco, with a length of 30 km (19 mi) the main tributary of Conococha Lake. From there flows the Río Santa along the Cordillera Blanca into the Pacific Ocean.
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