Fandango 5596m

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Fandango is a mountain subrange in Argentina with an elevation of 5596 metres. Fandango is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Puna de Atacama, Sierra de la Punilla. It is the highest of Sierra de la Punilla. Its territory is within the Argentinean protection area of Provincial Refuge Laguna Brava. 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 filled with ASTER (5596m), TanDEM-X(5630m), , Fandango is about 5596 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4461 meters so its prominence is 1135 meters. Fandango is listed as mountain subrange, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 20.28%.

Dominance %20.28%
Key Lat/Lon-28.2161,-68.9396
Key Col Alt4461
Parent PeakOjos del Salado -27.1095,-68.5408
Dominance Classmountain subrange
DEM Avg. Altitude5596
TitleHighest of Sierra de la Punilla
First Ascent infoTopographers IGM (Argentina) - 1940s
First Ascent NotesConstanza Ceruti has reached the summit in 1997 to study archeological ruins. She had realised the previous ascent was proably y topographers who erected a cairn at the top
Argentina CityVinchina
Argentina ProvinceLa Rioja
Argentina Protection AreaProvincial Refuge Laguna Brava
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Puna de Atacama
Mountain Range Level 3Sierra de la Punilla

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