Turquino

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Turquino (tōōrkē´nō), peak, 6,560 ft (1,999 m) high, SE Cuba, in the Sierra Maestra range. It is the highest point on the island. The mountain, called Pico Turquino in Spanish, was the scene of intense guerrilla activity during the revolution led by Fidel Castro.

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