Castillo 5389m

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Castillo is a mountain range at the border of Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 5389 metres. Castillo is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Chilean Andes, Andes Centrales. Its territory is within the Argentinean protection area of Provincial Reserve for Multiple Use and Natural Recreation Manzano / Portillo de Piuquenes. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Argentinean province of Mendoza; Chilean province of Cordillera. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Argentinean city of San Carlos; Chilean city of San José de Maipo.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5389m), TanDEM-X(5197m), , Castillo is about 5389 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3834 meters so its prominence is 1555 meters. Castillo is listed as mountain range, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 28.86%.

Dominance %28.86%
Key Lat/Lon-33.8547,-69.8839
Key Col Alt3834
Parent PeakTupungato -33.3585,-69.7698
Dominance Classmountain range
DEM Avg. Altitude5389
First Ascent infoSergio Kunstmann, Ernesto Hoffmann (Chile), Eberhard Meyer, Ludwig Krahl (Germany) - 27/02/1953
First Ascent SourceJOURNAL: Revista Andina Nro 79 DATE: 1953 / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) AUTHOR: Evelio Echevarría DATE: 1963
CountryArgentina / Chile
Argentina CitySan Carlos
Argentina ProvinceMendoza
Argentina Protection AreaProvincial Reserve for Multiple Use and Natural Recreation Manzano / Portillo de Piuquenes
Chile CitySan José de Maipo
Chile ProvinceCordillera
Chile RegionMetropolitana de Santiago
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Chilean Andes
Mountain Range Level 3Andes Centrales

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