Capurata / Quimsachatas 6011m

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Capurata (also called Quimsachatas) is a mountain at the border of Chile and Bolivia with an elevation of 6011 metres. Capurata is within the following mountain ranges: Bolivian Andes, Chilean Andes, Cordillera Occidental de Bolivia, Puna de Atacama. 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 (5979m), ASTER (5992m), ALOS (5995m), SRTM filled with ASTER (5979m), TanDEM-X(6019m), and also a handheld GPS survey by Maximo Kausch on 07/2013 (6013 meters), Capurata is about 6011 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 5409 meters so its prominence is 602 meters. Capurata is listed as mountain, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 10.01%.

NameCapurata / Quimsachatas
Dominance %10.01%
Key Lat/Lon-18.3976,-69.047
Key Col Alt5409
Parent PeakAcotango -18.3826,-69.0479
Dominance Classmountain
DEM Avg. Altitude5979
Maximo Kausch data6013
First Ascent infoPedro Rosende and Ignacio Morlans (Chile) - 07/10/1967
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Cerro Capurata, Northern Andes / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1969
First Ascent NotesPre columbian ascent evidence: Summit shrine 10 x 5 metres
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

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