Argentina is a vast country with a diverse geography, home to several mountain ranges across different regions. From the towering peaks of the Andes Mountains to the picturesque hills of the Sierra de la Ventana, Argentina's mountains provide a diverse range of experiences for travelers and outdoor enthusiasts.
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Serra dos Órgãos is a mountain range in Rio de Janeiro that is part of the larger Serra do Mar mountain range system that overlooks Guanabara Bay in southeastern Brazil. Serra dos Órgãos National Park protects the range and its water resources.
The Serra Geral is the principal mountain relief of interior southern Brazil. It is located at the south and eastern reaches of the Paraná Plateau and constitutes the southern portion of the Serra do Mar system. The range is home to Serra Geral National Park, which hosts the Fortaleza Canyon.
The Sierra del Rosario is located in the eastern part of Cuba's Guaniguanico mountain range, the site of the first significant coffee plantation in the New World. The Biosphere Reserve protects tropical forests with evergreen and semi-deciduous environments.
Turquino National Park is located in Santiago de Cuba Province, southeastern Cuba. The park is situated within the Sierra Maestra mountain range that runs westward across the south of the old Oriente Province in southeast Cuba, rising abruptly from the coast.
The Sierra Nevada de Güicán, El Cocuy and Chita are located within the Cordillera Oriental range of the Colombian Andes. El Cocuy National Natural Park protects its extraordinary biodiversity and endemism and its function as a corridor for migratory species.
Sierras Pampeanas, or Central Sierras, is a geographical region and chain of mountains that rise sharply from the surrounding Pampas region of northwestern Argentina. They run parallel to the Andes, cross into seven Argentine provinces, and may be cataloged into sub-regions.
The Chilean Coastal Range is a massive mountain range that runs parallel to the Andes Mountains along the Pacific coast of South America. It spans across 14 regions of Chile. The Chilean Central Valley is a fertile basin that stretches from the Peruvian border to Puerto Montt in southern Chile and serves as the backbone of Chile's agricultural productivity and urban development.
The Venezuelan Coastal Range, also known as Cordillera de la Costa, is a mountain range that runs parallel to the northern coast of Venezuela. Sometimes referred to as the Maritime Andes, the range is a northeastern extension of the more extensive system of the Andes Mountains.