Pico Salado 5023m

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Pico Salado is a major main-peak at the border of Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 5023 metres. Pico Salado 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 Chañaral. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Argentinean city of Antofagasta de la Sierra; Chilean city of Diego de Almagro.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5023m), TanDEM-X(5064m), , Pico Salado is about 5023 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4717 meters so its prominence is 306 meters. Pico Salado is listed as major main-peak, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 6.09%.

NamePico Salado
Dominance %6.09%
Key Lat/Lon-25.4809,-68.5699
Key Col Alt4717
Parent PeakLastarria / Azufre -25.1686,-68.5067
Dominance Classmajor main-peak
DEM Avg. Altitude5023
First Ascent infoJames Salt (UK), Brian Jackson (UK), Mario Sepulveda (CHI), Maximo Kausch (ARG) - 01/03/2019
First Ascent NotesPico Salado was named after James Salt
CountryArgentina / Chile
Argentina CityAntofagasta de la Sierra
Argentina ProvinceCatamarca
Chile CityDiego de Almagro
Chile ProvinceChañaral
Chile RegionAtacama
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Chilean Andes
Mountain Range Level 3Puna de Atacama

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