[well]Cotahuasi Canyon Quick Facts:

  • Deepest canyon within the Americas
  • Reaching a maximum depth of 11,597 feet (3535 m)


Cotahuasi Canyon

The Canyon begins the journey between two magnificent mountains, the Coropuna and the Solimana. This Canyon is the deepest canyon within the Americas. Although not as long, the Cotahuasi Canyon does exceed the Grand Canyon in depth.

The canyon varies significantly in elevation ranging from (1,000 m) and (6,093 m) and it presents 19 different ecological floors.

Best way to see Cotahuasi Canyon

More will follow on the Canyon as it is declared an official or notable wonder of South America.