Mercedario

mountain

Mercedario is a 6,720 metres (22,050 ft) mountain in the Andes range, in Argentina. It is the 8th highest mountain in the Andes.

Mercedario
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Mercedario, 2004
Highest point
Elevation6,720 m (22,050 ft) [1]
Prominence3,333 m (10,935 ft) [2]
Ranked 56th
Isolation75 kilometres (47 mi)
ListingUltra
Coordinates31°58′45″S 70°06′45″W / 31.97917°S 70.11250°W / -31.97917; -70.11250Coordinates: 31°58′45″S 70°06′45″W / 31.97917°S 70.11250°W / -31.97917; -70.11250[2]
Geography
Mercedario is located in Argentina
Mercedario
Mercedario
Location in Argentina
LocationSan Juan, Argentina
Parent rangeCordillera de la Ramada, Principal Cordillera, Andes
Climbing
First ascent18 January 1934
Easiest routescramble

ReferencesEdit

  1. The elevation given here is estimated from SRTM data, which shows that the frequently quoted elevation of 6,770m is too high.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Argentina and Chile North: Ultra-Prominences" Peaklist.org. The prominence value given here of 3,333 m is based on a summit elevation of 6,700 m for this peak. Retrieved 2011-11-20.