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Nevado Cunurana (17408 ft.), Puno Peru, as seen from La Raya (14220 ft.)

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Tomas KristoforyIs there a railway at 4335 m??

Tomas Kristofory

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Unbelievable! Is it railway going from the left bottom corner down the valley? Cheers Tomas :)
Posted Nov 30, 2007 3:13 pm

McCannsterRe: Is there a railway at 4335 m??


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Hello Tomas!
Yes, there is a railway and a road at this pass. 4335 meters is actually of moderate height for a pass in Peru!

Posted Nov 30, 2007 4:19 pm

Tomas KristoforyRe: Is there a railway at 4335 m??

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It's understandable that there are high saddles in Peru. But the railway at that height - that's impressive! Cheers Tomas :)
Posted Nov 30, 2007 5:28 pm

Tomek LodowyRe: Is there a railway at 4335 m??

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The originator and builder of that highest railway in the world was Polish engineer Ernest Malinowski, whol left Poland after the dramatic fall of November uprising in 1831.

In the spring of 1873 buliders reached the highest point at Ticilo pass at 4818 asl, as far as I know a monument stands there on the pass commemorating Malinowski.

I wonder how high reaches that Chinese line to Tibet, maybe someone know ?

Posted Nov 19, 2008 7:39 am

JoelSkokNice colorful scene


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A nice composition, little is left to the imagination. 10/10
Posted Jan 27, 2013 4:39 pm

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