San Jose 5870m

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San Jose is a mountain subgroup at the border of Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 5870 metres. San Jose is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Chilean Andes, Andean Volcanic Belt (Southern Part), Andes Centrales. It is the highest of Andean Volcanic Belt (Southern Part). Its territory is within the Argentinean protection area of Provincial Reserve for Multiple Use and Natural Recreation Manzano / Portillo de Piuquenes. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Argentinean province of Mendoza; Chilean province of Cordillera. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Argentinean city of Tunuyán; Chilean city of San José de Maipo.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5853m), TanDEM-X(5880m), , San Jose is about 5870 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 5118 meters so its prominence is 752 meters. San Jose is listed as mountain subgroup , based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 12.81%.

NameSan Jose
Dominance %12.81%
Key Lat/Lon-33.7556,-69.8963
Key Col Alt5118
Parent PeakMarmolejo -33.734,-69.878
Dominance Classmountain subgroup
DEM Avg. Altitude5853
TitleHighest of Andean Volcanic Belt (Southern Part)
First Ascent infoOtto Pfenniger (Switzerland) and Sebastián Krückel (Germany) - 06/03/1931
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Chile Andinista AUTHOR: Evelio Echevarria PAGE: 57
CountryArgentina / Chile
Argentina CityTunuyán
Argentina ProvinceMendoza
Argentina Protection AreaProvincial Reserve for Multiple Use and Natural Recreation Manzano / Portillo de Piuquenes
Chile CitySan José de Maipo
Chile ProvinceCordillera
Chile RegionMetropolitana de Santiago
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Chilean Andes
Mountain Range Level 3Andean Volcanic Belt (Southern Part)
Mountain Range Level 4Andes Centrales

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