Parinacota 6342m

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Parinacota is a mountain range at the border of Chile and Bolivia with an elevation of 6342 metres. Parinacota is within the following mountain ranges: Bolivian Andes, Chilean Andes, Cordillera Occidental de Bolivia, Puna de Atacama, Andean Volcaninc Belt (Central Part). Its territory is within the Chilean protection area of Lauca National Park, Bolivian protection area of Sajama National Park. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Chilean province of Parinacota; Bolivian province of Sajama. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Chilean city of Putre; Bolivian city of Curahuara de Carangas.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (6332m), ASTER (6320m), ALOS (6347m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6332m), TanDEM-X(6368m), and also a handheld GPS survey by Maximo Kausch on 08/2002 (no data meters), Parinacota is about 6342 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4353 meters so its prominence is 1989 meters. Parinacota is listed as mountain range, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 31.36%.

Dominance %31.36%
Key Lat/Lon-18.0321,-68.9238
Key Col Alt4353
Parent PeakSajama -18.1087,-68.883
Dominance Classmountain range
DEM Avg. Altitude6332
Maximo Kausch datano data
IGM Chile6342
First Ascent infoJoseph Prem (Austria) and Carlos Terrán (Bolivia) - 12/12/1928
First Ascent SourceBOOK: La Cordillera Real de los Andes, Bolivia AUTHOR: Mesili PAGE: 295 / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1940 PAGE: 33
CountryChile / Bolivia
Chile CityPutre
Chile ProvinceParinacota
Chile RegionArica y Parinacota
Chile Protection AreaLauca National Park
Bolivia CityCurahuara de Carangas
Bolivia ProvinceSajama
Bolivia DepartmentOruro
Mountain Range Level 1Bolivian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Chilean Andes
Mountain Range Level 3Cordillera Occidental de Bolivia
Mountain Range Level 4Puna de Atacama
Mountain Range Level 5Andean Volcaninc Belt (Central Part)

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