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Mercedario, 2004
Highest point
Elevation6,720 m (22,050 ft)[1]
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission Edit this on Wikidata
Prominence3,333 m (10,935 ft)[2]
Ranked 56th
Isolation75 km (47 mi) Edit this on Wikidata
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]
Mercedario is located in Argentina
Location in Argentina
LocationSan Juan, Argentina
Parent rangeCordillera de la Ramada, Principal Cordillera, Andes
First ascent18 January 1934
Easiest routescramble

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.

References[change | change source]

  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" 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.