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Farallones de Cali

Summary
Farallones de Cali is a cluster of mountains in the West Andes of Colombia. It is located west of the city of Cali and gives rise to many of the rivers that provide water and electricity to Cali. The PNN Farallones de Cali encompasses in the mountains as well as much of the Pacific slope and is an area of very high biodiversity. The average temperature ranges from in the tropical foothills to in the páramo. In this territory are located the district of Pichinde, Andes and Leonera, and two villages Penas Blancas and Lomas de la Cajita. Climate and topography Average yearly rainfall is in the Pacific region and in the mountainous sector. Plants growing in the area have sufficient water throughout the year. The topography of the park is characterized by the high, craggy peaks, the highest being . These peaks are referred to as Los Farallones (which means cliffs), the namesake of the mountains and national park. The foothills on the eastern side meet the Cauca Valley and
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