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Canteras de Sillar, Arequipa

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  • Nice place to know how did the origin of the stones that make up the structure of the city of Arequipa  more »
  • This is certainly worth a stopover. You cannot drive yourself. You need a guide. Once there, people are working to cut / carve blocks out of a huge rock BY hand. They have tools like hammer, chisel an...  more »
  • You can learn how are blocks made, you can have the opportunity to break a big block with your own hands!!! nice place...  more »
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  • Quebrada de Anashuayco is located at the following UTM coordinates: 8 192 365 m North and 223 this 806 m at an altitude of 2 545 meters above sea level, in the human settlement Villa Salvador; and; 8 182 237 m North and 214 this 495 m, with an altitude of 1 969 meters above sea level in the quebrada de Anashuayco, comprises the districts of Cerro Colorado and Uchumayo, province and Department of Arequipa. To reach the area, you have several access roads, the first being the Pan-American Highway section called Uchumayo variant, and the other for the old highway to Lima built during the Government of Leguía that crossing the pampas of ladder you reach the Gorge of Anashuayco. At the height of the 10 Km of the variant of Uchumayo, leave a series of side roads that lead up to the edge of the Gorge. Other income is in the industrial park of Rio Seco following a dirt road that runs parallel to the Creek by its right margin. OFF LA QUEBRADA DE ANASHUAYCO the quebrada de Anashuayco is located in the Northwest of the glacis of Arequipa. By their characteristics or physiographic features has been shaped by the processes of endogenous and exogenous, above all by the behaviour of meteoric waters, which have been eroded and shaped its surface. Geographically, it corresponds to the typical landscape of Plains eluvial aluvialy of Andean foothills modeled for the time in various stages. Eluvial and volcanic-derived materials dominate the entire area, born from the confluence of three streams 50 m ne of the bridge of the same name, path to Yura, one of them serves as a limit to the land of the Rodriguez Ballon airport. These creeks are born East of the volcanic complex of the Chachani side slopes. More jumping feature creeks developed on the glacis of Arequipa and mainly of the quebrada de Anashuayco, is determined by its vertical slopes, which in some places reaches 80 meters depth. The topography of the Plateau can be considered as slightly undulating flat and general SW direction. The Gorge...
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