Sierra Nevada of Merida


May 23, 2022

The Sierra Nevada de Mérida (commonly called Sierra de Mérida) is a mountain range belonging to the Cordillera de los Andes which crosses the western part of Venezuela, specifically between Barinas and Mérida. Within the mountain range there are important peaks such as Pico Bolívar, Bonpland, Humboldt, these being the highest in the country and located in the state of Mérida. By 1910, the area had an extension of glaciers of approximately 10 km².[1][2] Global warming has had a strong impact on them, so that by 2018 it had less than 0.1 km². [3]

See also

Sierra Nevada National Park (Venezuela) Sierra Nevada (Spain) Sierra Nevada (California)