Valle Ancho is a mountain at the border of Argentina and Chile with an elevation of 5354 metres. Valle Ancho is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Chilean Andes, Puna de Atacama. Its territory is within the Argentinean protection area of Catamarca High Andean and Puna Lakes Ramsar Site. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Argentinean province of Catamarca; Chilean province of Copiapo. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Argentinean city of Fiambalá; Chilean city of Copiapó.
Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5354m), TanDEM-X(5392m), , Valle Ancho is about 5354 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4873 meters so its prominence is 481 meters. Valle Ancho is listed as mountain, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 8.98%.
|Key Col Alt||4873|
|Parent Peak||Patos / Tres Quebradas -27.3002,-68.8081|
|DEM Avg. Altitude||5354|
|First Ascent info||Topographers IGM? (Argentina) - 1940s|
|Country||Argentina / Chile|
|Argentina Protection Area||Catamarca High Andean and Puna Lakes Ramsar Site|
|Mountain Range Level 1||Argentine Andes|
|Mountain Range Level 2||Chilean Andes|
|Mountain Range Level 3||Puna de Atacama|