Major mountain range in South America, which passes through seven countries
a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast
mountain range extending more than 5,000 miles (8,045 kilometers) along the western coast of South America.
(English) A geographical region encompassing the Andean mountains, stretching from modern day Ecuador to northern Chile.
The Andes (Quechua: Anti(s)) is the world's longest mountain range, forming a continuous chain of highland along the western coast of South America. It is over 7,000 km (4,400 miles) long, 500 km (300 miles) wide in some parts (widest between 18Â° to 20Â°S latitude), and of an average height of about 4,000 m (13,000 feet).