Famatina / Manuel Belgrano 6115m

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Famatina (also called Manuel Belgrano) is a mountain sub-system in Argentina with an elevation of 6115 metres. Famatina is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Cordillera Oriental Argentina, Sierra de Famatina. It is the highest of Cordillera Oriental Argentina, highest of Sierra de Famatina. It is located at the Argentinean province of La Rioja. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Argentinean cities of Famatina and Chilecito.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (6094m), ASTER (6066m), ALOS (6103m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6094m), TanDEM-X(6124m), and also a handheld GPS survey by Maximo Kausch on 11/2012 (6099 meters), Famatina is about 6115 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3332 meters so its prominence is 2783 meters. Famatina is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 45.51%.

NameFamatina / Manuel Belgrano
Dominance %45.51%
Key Lat/Lon-28.351,-67.8097
Key Col Alt3332
Parent PeakOjos del Salado -27.1095,-68.5408
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude6094
Maximo Kausch data6099
TitleHighest of Cordillera Oriental Argentina, highest of Sierra de Famatina
First Ascent infoRudolf Hauthal (Germany) - 20/05/1895
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Historia del Montañismo AUTHOR: Gonzalez PAGE: Pag 24 (aunque señala 1892) / BOOK: Tecpetrol Cuadernos Patagonicos Nro 13 / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1963 PAGE: 440 / JOURNAL: Co Colorado de Famatina 6100 m DATE: 20-5-1895
First Ascent NotesPre columbian ascent evidence
Argentina CityFamatina, Chilecito
Argentina ProvinceLa Rioja
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Cordillera Oriental Argentina
Mountain Range Level 3Sierra de Famatina

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