Gemelos / Tres Gemelos 5200m

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Gemelos (also called Tres Gemelos) is a mountain at the border of Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 5200 metres. Gemelos is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Chilean Andes, Andes Centrales. Its territory is within the Argentinean protection area of Tupungato Volcano Provincial Park. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Argentinean province of Mendoza; Chilean province of Los Andes. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Argentinean city of Luján de Cuyo; Chilean city of Los Andes.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5200m), TanDEM-X(5217m), , Gemelos is about 5200 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4728 meters so its prominence is 472 meters. Gemelos is listed as mountain, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 9.08%.

NameGemelos / Tres Gemelos
Dominance %9.08%
Key Lat/Lon-32.9022,-69.9888
Key Col Alt4728
Parent PeakCerro Piramidal del Potrero Escondido / CAE Club Alpino Español -33.0079,-69.9288
Dominance Classmountain
DEM Avg. Altitude5200
First Ascent infoGino Casassa, Dagoberto Delgado, Alejandro Izquierdo and Germán Maccio (Chile) - 01/01/1981
First Ascent SourceBOOK: La Exploración de la Alta Cordillera AUTHOR: Federico Reichert DATE: 1929 PAGE: 330 - 332 / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) AUTHOR: Humberto Barrera DATE: 1982 PAGE: 192
First Ascent NotesC. Von Meyendorff , N.L. Von Meyendorff (Russia), A. and J. Pollinger (Switzerland) el 24/4/1903 climbed secondary peak. F. Reichert, F. Bade (Germany) 22/1/1907 climbed secundary peak
CountryArgentina / Chile
Argentina CityLuján de Cuyo
Argentina ProvinceMendoza
Argentina Protection AreaTupungato Volcano Provincial Park
Chile CityLos Andes
Chile ProvinceLos Andes
Chile RegionValparaiso
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Chilean Andes
Mountain Range Level 3Andes Centrales

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