Medusa is a mountain at the border of Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 6130 metres. Medusa is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Chilean Andes, Puna de Atacama. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Argentinean province of Catamarca; Chilean province of Copiapo. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Argentinean city of Fiambalá; Chilean city of Copiapó.
Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (6119m), ASTER (6101m), ALOS (6129m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6119m), TanDEM-X(6163m), , Medusa is about 6130 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 5605 meters so its prominence is 525 meters. Medusa is listed as mountain, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 8.56%.
|Key Col Alt||5605|
|Parent Peak||Ojos del Salado -27.1095,-68.5408|
|DEM Avg. Altitude||6119|
|First Ascent info||Claudio Bravo (Argentina) - 22/01/1986|
|First Ascent Source||JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1990 PAGE: 201 / JOURNAL: Personal Interview AUTHOR: Guillermo Almaraz PAGE: estilo andino|
|Country||Argentina / Chile|
|Mountain Range Level 1||Argentine Andes|
|Mountain Range Level 2||Chilean Andes|
|Mountain Range Level 3||Puna de Atacama|