Patos (also called Tres Quebradas) is a mountain subrange at the border of Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 6239 metres. Patos is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Chilean Andes, Puna de Atacama, Andean Volcaninc Belt (Central Part). 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.
Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (6231m), ASTER (6211m), ALOS (6241m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6231m), TanDEM-X(6269m), , Patos is about 6239 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4721 meters so its prominence is 1518 meters. Patos is listed as mountain subrange, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 24.33%.
|Name||Patos / Tres Quebradas|
|Key Col Alt||4721|
|Parent Peak||Ojos del Salado -27.1095,-68.5408|
|Dominance Class||mountain subrange|
|DEM Avg. Altitude||6231|
|First Ascent info||Stefan Osiecki (Poland), Justyn Wojsznis (Poland), Witold Paryski (Poland) and Jan Szczepanski (Poland) - 18/01/1937|
|First Ascent Source||BOOK: Le Ande AUTHOR: Fantin / JOURNAL: ACAB DATE: 1950 PAGE: 72-79|
|Country||Argentina / Chile|
|Argentina Protection Area||Catamarca High Andean and Puna Lakes Ramsar Site|
|Mountain Range Level 1||Argentine Andes|
|Mountain Range Level 2||Chilean Andes|
|Mountain Range Level 3||Puna de Atacama|
|Mountain Range Level 4||Andean Volcaninc Belt (Central Part)|