Cerro El Cóndor

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Cerro El Cóndor
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Cerro El Cóndor from the east
Elevation 6,414 m (21,043 ft)[1]
Prominence 1,660 m (5,446 ft)[1]
Listing Ultra
Location
Cerro El Cóndor is located in Argentina
Cerro El Cóndor
Cerro El Cóndor
Argentina
Location Argentina
Range Andes
Coordinates 26°37′54″S 68°21′42″W / 26.63167°S 68.36167°W / -26.63167; -68.36167Coordinates: 26°37′54″S 68°21′42″W / 26.63167°S 68.36167°W / -26.63167; -68.36167[1]
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Age of rock Holocene
Climbing
First ascent Alexander von Götz, Steffen Salzmann, et al., 2003

Cerro El Cóndor is a stratovolcano in Argentina. It is a remote peak in the Argentine Puna de Atacama. As such it was probably the last major 6000m+ peak in the Andes to be climbed,[2] the first recorded ascent being in 2003 by Alexander von Götz and Steffen Salzmann of Germany.

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  1. ^ a b c "Argentina and Chile North: Ultra-Prominences" Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2013-02-25.
  2. ^ Biggar, John (2005). The Andes: A Guide for Climbers (3rd ed.). Andes Publishing (Scotland). p. 304 pp. ISBN 0-9536087-2-7. 

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