Tronco 5557m

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Tronco is a major main-peak at the border of Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 5557 metres. Tronco is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Chilean Andes, Andes Centrales. Its territory is within the Argentinean protection area of Tupungato Volcano Provincial Park. 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 Luján de Cuyo; Chilean city of San José de Maipo.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5557m), TanDEM-X(5681m), , Tronco is about 5557 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 5172 meters so its prominence is 385 meters. Tronco is listed as major main-peak, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 6.93%.

Dominance %6.93%
Key Lat/Lon-33.1611,-70.0645
Key Col Alt5172
Parent PeakNevado del Plomo -33.1037,-70.0662
Dominance Classmajor main-peak
DEM Avg. Altitude5557
First Ascent infoWilfred Siegel, Walter Stehr (Germany) - 08/01/1960
First Ascent SourceJOURNAL: DAV Chile - Revista Andina DATE: 1961
CountryArgentina / Chile
Argentina CityLuján de Cuyo
Argentina ProvinceMendoza
Argentina Protection AreaTupungato Volcano Provincial Park
Chile CitySan José de Maipo
Chile ProvinceCordillera
Chile RegionMetropolitana de Santiago
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Chilean Andes
Mountain Range Level 3Andes Centrales

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