Salin 6040m

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Salin is a mountain range at the border of Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 6040 metres. Salin is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Chilean Andes, Puna de Atacama. Its territory is within the Argentinean protection area of Provincial Fauna Reserve Los Andes. It is on the border of 3 provinces: Argentinean province of Salta; Chilean provinces of El Loa and Antofagasta. Its slopes are within 3 cities: Argentinean city of Tolar Grande; Chilean cities of San Pedro de Atacama and Antofagasta.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (6024m), ASTER (6008m), ALOS (6031m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6024m), TanDEM-X(6066m), and also a handheld GPS survey by Maximo Kausch on 10/2012 (6038 meters), Salin is about 6040 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4546 meters so its prominence is 1494 meters. Salin is listed as mountain range, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 24.74%.

Dominance %24.74%
Key Lat/Lon-24.2902,-68.0812
Key Col Alt4546
Parent PeakPular -24.2011,-68.067
Dominance Classmountain range
DEM Avg. Altitude6024
Maximo Kausch data6038
First Ascent infoSergio Bossini and Carlos Mas (Argentina) - 05/10/1960
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Historia del Montañismo AUTHOR: Gonzalez / JOURNAL: Boletin XXX Aniversario Club Andino Tucuman DATE: 1957-1987
CountryArgentina / Chile
Argentina CityTolar Grande
Argentina ProvinceSalta
Argentina Protection AreaProvincial Fauna Reserve Los Andes
Chile CitySan Pedro de Atacama, Antofagasta
Chile ProvinceEl Loa, Antofagasta
Chile RegionAntofagasta
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Chilean Andes
Mountain Range Level 3Puna de Atacama

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