Potro 5870m

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Potro is a mountain subrange at the border of Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 5870 metres. Potro is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Chilean Andes, Andes Centrales. Its territory is within the Argentinean protection areas of Provincial Reserve San Guillermo and Biosphere Reserve San Guillermo and Provincial Refuge Laguna Brava; . It is on the border of 3 provinces: Argentinean provinces of San Juan and La Rioja; Chilean province of Copiapo. Its slopes are within 3 cities: Argentinean cities of Iglesia and General Lamadrid, Chilean city of Tierra Amarilla.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5855m), TanDEM-X(5896m), , Potro is about 5870 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4435 meters so its prominence is 1435 meters. Potro is listed as mountain subrange, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 24.45%.

Dominance %24.45%
Key Lat/Lon-28.8206,-69.7132
Key Col Alt4435
Parent PeakToro -29.1303,-69.7864
Dominance Classmountain subrange
DEM Avg. Altitude5855
First Ascent infoAntonio Beorchia Nigris (Italia), Sergio Gino Job, Edgardo Yacante (Argentina) - 04/12/1971
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Los Santuarios Indigenas de Alta Montaña AUTHOR: Antonio Boerchia Nigris
CountryArgentina / Chile
Argentina CityIglesia, General Lamadrid
Argentina ProvinceSan Juan, La Rioja
Argentina Protection AreaProvincial Reserve San Guillermo, Biosphere Reserve San Guillermo, Provincial Refuge Laguna Brava
Chile CityTierra Amarilla
Chile ProvinceCopiapo
Chile RegionAtacama
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Chilean Andes
Mountain Range Level 3Andes Centrales

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