Sierra Nevada / Sierra Nevada de Lagunas Bravas 6140m

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Sierra Nevada (also called Sierra Nevada de Lagunas Bravas) is a mountain subrange in Argentina with an elevation of 6140 metres. Sierra Nevada is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Puna de Atacama. It is located at the Argentinean province of Catamarca. Its slopes are at the Argentinean city of Antofagasta de la Sierra.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (6137m), ASTER (6122m), ALOS (6138m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6137m), TanDEM-X(6172m), , Sierra Nevada is about 6140 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4788 meters so its prominence is 1352 meters. Sierra Nevada is listed as mountain subrange, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 22.02%.

NameSierra Nevada / Sierra Nevada de Lagunas Bravas
Dominance %22.02%
Key Lat/Lon-26.6549,-68.6024
Key Col Alt4788
Parent PeakCondor / Volcán Sarmiento -26.6316,-68.3609
Dominance Classmountain subrange
DEM Avg. Altitude6137
First Ascent infoHenri Barret (France), Walter Sinay, Eduardo Namur, Claudio Recchia and Guillermo Almaraz (Argentina) - 05/11/2014
First Ascent SourceJOURNAL: Revista Digital CCAM 49 DATE: Jan 2015 / JOURNAL: Vertical N 28
First Ascent NotesEduardo Oliver (Chile) claims he reached the summit in 2013, however there is no evidence or photos of such a claim - Research by Guillermo Almaraz and Maximo Kausch
Argentina CityAntofagasta de la Sierra
Argentina ProvinceCatamarca
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Puna de Atacama

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