Nevado Las Agujas

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Nevado Las Agujas
Nevado Las Agujas is located in Chile
Nevado Las Agujas
Nevado Las Agujas
Chile
Elevation 2,120 m (6,960 ft)
Prominence 300 m (980 ft)
Location
Range Andes
Coordinates 39°49′57″S 72°12′57″W / 39.83250°S 72.21583°W / -39.83250; -72.21583Coordinates: 39°49′57″S 72°12′57″W / 39.83250°S 72.21583°W / -39.83250; -72.21583
Geology
Type Glacial horn
Age of rock Miocene

Nevado Las Agujas (Spanish for The Snowy Needles) is a pyramidal peak in the Andes Mountains of Futrono, in Chile, close to the border with Argentina. With an elevation of 2,120 metres (6,960 ft; 1.32 mi), it has a prominence of 300 m (984 ft) above the surrounding terrain. Together with Cerro Chihuío, it forms the granitic mountain massif of Nevados Las Agujas, which geologically belongs to the Northern Patagonian Batholith.