Ojos del Salado 6891m

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Ojos del Salado is a mountain system at the border of Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 6891 metres. It is the highest of Chile. Ojos del Salado is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Chilean Andes, Puna de Atacama. It is the highest of Chilean Andes, highest of Puna de Atacama. Its territory is within the Argentinean protection area of Catamarca High Andean and Puna Lakes Ramsar Site. 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.Due to availability of DGPS survey, its accurate altitude is 6891 meters. The height of the nearest key col is 3213 meters so its prominence is 3678 meters. Ojos del Salado is listed as mountain system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 53.37%.

NameOjos del Salado
Dominance %53.37%
Key Lat/Lon-31.1669,-70.4067
Key Col Alt3213
Parent PeakAconcagua -32.6532,-70.0112
Dominance Classmountain system
DEM Avg. Altitude6868
DGPS Study6891 By Phillipe Reuter 2007
Maximo Kausch data6891
TitleHighest of Chile and Highest of Chilean Andes, highest of Puna de Atacama
First Ascent infoJan Szczepanski and Justyn Wojsznis (Poland) - 26/02/1937
First Ascent SourceJOURNAL: ACAB 1950 PAGE: 72 -79 / JOURNAL: Revista Andina 69 PAGE: 27 -31
CountryArgentina / Chile
Argentina CityFiambalá
Argentina ProvinceCatamarca
Argentina Protection AreaCatamarca High Andean and Puna Lakes Ramsar Site
Chile CityCopiapó
Chile ProvinceCopiapo
Chile RegionAtacama
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Chilean Andes
Mountain Range Level 3Puna de Atacama
Reason for alt adjustmentDue to availability of DGPS survey, its accurate altitude is 6891 meters

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