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Huascaran 6'768 m
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The Huascaran at 6'768 metres is situated in the Cordillera Blanca. The mountain has two summits, Huascaran Sur (6'768 m) and the Huascaran Norte (6'652 m).

It is after the Aconcagua (Argentina/6'962 m), the Ojos del Salado (Argentina/Chile 6'893 m), Monte Pissis (Argentina 6'795 m) und Mercedario (Argentina 6'770 m) the fifth highest mountain in South America.  

First ascent: 20.07.1932 by a German-Austrian expedition (H. Bernhard, E. Hein, H. Hoerlin and E. Schneider).


Peru 1938/1947, Mt. Huascaran.
First ans second printing with different inscriptions.

First Printing: Waterlow & Sons Limited, Londres
Second Printing: Columbian Bank Note Company.


Peru 1951 Mount Huascaran stamp

Peru 1951, Mt. Huascaran.


Peru Huascaran stamp issued 1974

Peru 1974, Mt. Huascaran.
Huascaran Norte (6'652 m) left and Huascaran Sur (6'768 m) right.

Peru Huascaran stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli issued 1990 by Peru

Peru 1990, Mt. Huascaran.
View from Anta in the Callejon de Huaylas towards Mt. Huandoy, Huascaran and the Mt. Chopicalqui.
The stamp was issued in the series "Parque Nacional HuascarĂ¡n". Huascaran and Mount Fuji mountain stamp issued Peru 1993

Peru 1993, "120th anniversary of friendship between Japan and Peru".
The stamp shows the Mt. Huascaran and Mt Fuji (Japan). Huascaran mountain stamp issued Palau 2002

Palau 2002, Mt. Huascaran, "International Year of Mountains".
The stamp was issued in the series "International Year of Mountains".
The inscription "Nepal" is wrong.


Peru 2004, Mt. Huascaran.
The souvenirsheet was issued in honour of the "International Year of Mountains".


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