Above the gloom of the lowlands the snowy peaks of the Cordilleras remained luminous and crimson for a long time.
Here the voyagers were abreast of some of the grandest heights of the Cordilleras.
Darwin thinks that the climate of the Cordilleras has changed since the pleistocene period.
There are only two practicable passes that I know of in this part of the Cordilleras.
And the rising sun illumined with its earliest rays the council of the Indian chiefs in the heart of the Cordilleras.
They proceeded from that part of the Cordilleras which lay in darkness.
The Cordilleras of the Andes, below the line of perpetual snow, is the region inhabited by these creatures.
Beyond the hills rose the three red peaks and the Cordilleras.
These two ranges of mountain are called the Cordilleras, or the Andes: both terms being used indiscriminately.
This branch of the Cordilleras forms the southern limits of Sonora.
A long and wide chain of mountains, especially the main mountain range of a large landmass. Cordilleras can include the valleys, basins, rivers, lakes, plains, and plateaus between parallel chains of a single mountain system, or they can consist solely of a string of connected mountain peaks.