Olivares 6230m

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Olivares is a mountain subrange at the border of Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 6230 metres. Olivares is within the following mountain ranges: Chilean Andes, Andes Centrales, Cordillera de Olivares. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Argentinean province of San Juan; Chilean province of Elqui. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Argentinean city of Calingasta; Chilean city of Vicuña.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (6214m), ASTER (6187m), ALOS (6219m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6214m), TanDEM-X(6242m), and also a handheld GPS survey by Maximo Kausch on 11/2012 (6220 meters), Olivares is about 6230 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4913 meters so its prominence is 1317 meters. Olivares is listed as mountain subrange, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 21.14%.

Dominance %21.14%
Key Lat/Lon-30.2843,-69.858
Key Col Alt4913
Parent PeakMajadita -30.4201,-69.7806
Dominance Classmountain subrange
DEM Avg. Altitude6214
Maximo Kausch data6220
First Ascent infoClaudio Canut de Bon, Pedro Diaz, Sergio Gomez, Golleguillas M. Rojas A. (Chile) - 06/01/1971
First Ascent SourceJOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1973
First Ascent NotesEvidence of first ascent found at summit log book. Although some claim a 1964 first ascent, it was to a lower summit - Research by Guillermo Almaraz
CountryArgentina / Chile
Argentina CityCalingasta
Argentina ProvinceSan Juan
Chile CityVicuña
Chile ProvinceElqui
Chile RegionCoquimbo
Mountain Range Level 1Chilean Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Andes Centrales
Mountain Range Level 3Cordillera de Olivares

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