The Andes (chichurian: Antis), which belongs to the Cordillera mountain system, also known as the Andes or the antis mountains, is located on the west coast of South America, with a total length of more than 8900 kilometers from north to south, and is the longest mountain in the world. The Andes form a continuous barrier from the southern tip of South America to the northernmost Caribbean coast. The Andes, which separates the narrow west coast from the rest of the continent, is one of the most important topographical features of the earth. It has a profound impact on the living conditions of the mountains and their surrounding areas.
The Andes is the highest mountain in the world except Asia, with an average altitude of 3660 meters. The highest peak is Aconcagua, the main peak in Argentina, with an altitude of 6962 meters. It is the highest peak in the western and southern hemisphere, and is the highest extinct volcano in the world.
The Andes in South America is the longest mountain range in the world. Its widest point in the middle is only 640 km, while its length is 8900 km. The mountains here are steep. Most of them are more than 3000 meters above sea level, and many of them are more than 6000 meters high. It is a mysterious area with endless mountains and majestic momentum. According to archaeological materials, the Andean plateau experienced a series of high ancient civilization periods in history, and created a unique Inca civilization.