Plata 5955m

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Plata is a mountain subrange in Argentina with an elevation of 5955 metres. Plata is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Andes Centrales. Its territory is within the Argentinean protection area of Cordón del Plata Provincial Park. It is located at the Argentinean province of Mendoza. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Argentinean cities of Tupungato and Luján de Cuyo.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (5941m), SRTM2 (5949m), ASTER (5940m), ALOS (5954m), SRTM filled with ASTER (5941m), TanDEM-X(5976m), and also a handheld GPS survey by Maximo Kausch on 01/2006 (no data meters), Plata is about 5955 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4508 meters so its prominence is 1447 meters. Plata is listed as mountain subrange, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 24.3%.

Dominance %24.3%
Key Lat/Lon-33.3043,-69.6932
Key Col Alt4508
Parent PeakTupungato -33.3585,-69.7698
Dominance Classmountain subrange
DEM Avg. Altitude5941
Maximo Kausch datano data
IGM Argentina6300
First Ascent infoHans Stepaneck (Austria) - 21/01/1925
First Ascent SourceBOOK: "Montañismo en la Cordillera del Plata" AUTHOR: Hans Stepaneck
First Ascent NotesThere is a confusion about its first ascent. In 1937 a group from Mendoza found the names of Federico Turek and Francisco Peters on the summit. However this is from the second ascent - Research By Guillermo Almaraz
Argentina CityTupungato, Luján de Cuyo
Argentina ProvinceMendoza
Argentina Protection AreaCordón del Plata Provincial Park
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Andes Centrales

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