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The altiplano, where the Andes reach their maximum width, is an area of inland drainage with enormous lake basins. The whole plain was once covered by one huge lake, Ballivian, now fragmented into the smaller present-day lakes: in the north (at 3,800
Important Bird Areas (IBAs)
Threat and conservation
BirdLife International (2017) Endemic Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Titicaca. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 23/10/2017.