Acotango 6060m

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Acotango is a mountain massif at the border of Chile and Bolivia with an elevation of 6060 metres. Acotango is within the following mountain ranges: Bolivian Andes, Chilean Andes, Cordillera Occidental de Bolivia, Puna de Atacama, Andean Volcaninc Belt (Central Part). Its territory is within the Chilean protection area of Lauca National Park. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Chilean province of Parinacota; Bolivian province of Sajama. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Chilean city of Putre; Bolivian city of Turco.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (6037m), SRTM2 (6036m), ASTER (6023m), ALOS (6056m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6037m), TanDEM-X(6074m), and also a handheld GPS survey by Maximo Kausch on 07/2013 (6071 meters), Acotango is about 6060 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 5201 meters so its prominence is 859 meters. Acotango is listed as mountain massif, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 14.17%.

Dominance %14.17%
Key Lat/Lon-18.4176,-69.0645
Key Col Alt5201
Parent PeakGuallatiri -18.4226,-69.0895
Dominance Classmountain massif
DEM Avg. Altitude6037
Maximo Kausch data6071
First Ascent infoSergio Kunstmann, Pedro Rosende and Claudio Meier (Chile) - 14/10/1965
First Ascent SourceJOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1966 PAGE: 183
First Ascent NotesPre columbian ascent evidence: firewood and structures found on the summit
CountryChile / Bolivia
Chile CityPutre
Chile ProvinceParinacota
Chile RegionArica y Parinacota
Chile Protection AreaLauca National Park
Bolivia CityTurco
Bolivia ProvinceSajama
Bolivia DepartmentOruro
Mountain Range Level 1Bolivian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Chilean Andes
Mountain Range Level 3Cordillera Occidental de Bolivia
Mountain Range Level 4Puna de Atacama
Mountain Range Level 5Andean Volcaninc Belt (Central Part)

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