Baboso / Veladero NE 6070m

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Baboso (also called Veladero NE) is a mountain in Argentina with an elevation of 6070 metres. Baboso is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Puna de Atacama, Sierra del Veladero. It is located at the Argentinean province of La Rioja. Its slopes are at the Argentinean city of Vinchina.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (6055m), ASTER (6069m), ALOS (6072m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6055m), TanDEM-X(6097m), and also a handheld GPS survey by Maximo Kausch on 10/2012 (6083 meters), Baboso is about 6070 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 5462 meters so its prominence is 608 meters. Baboso is listed as mountain, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 10.02%.

NameBaboso / Veladero NE
Dominance %10.02%
Key Lat/Lon-27.9788,-68.9097
Key Col Alt5462
Parent PeakBonete Chico -28.0187,-68.7556
Dominance Classmountain
DEM Avg. Altitude6055
Maximo Kausch data6083
First Ascent infoJohn Biggar, Gordon Biggar, Peter Clarke, Peter Gilbert, Brian Powling, (UK) and Damian Aurelio Vargas (Peru) - 06/11/2000
First Ascent SourceJOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 2002 PAGE: 328 / JOURNAL: Personal Interview AUTHOR: Guillermo Almaraz PAGE: estilo andino
First Ascent NotesAAJ 1997 page 243 shows a previous ascent on 20/11/1996 when German del Rio and Jorge Llanos approached the peak on motorbikes. However in a interview with John Biggar, he proved they did not reach the summit - Research by Guillermo Almaraz
Argentina CityVinchina
Argentina ProvinceLa Rioja
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Puna de Atacama
Mountain Range Level 3Sierra del Veladero

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