Cerro El Cóndor

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Cerro El Cóndor
CerroElCondor6532mSeenFromEast.jpg
Cerro El Cóndor from the east
Highest point
Elevation 6,414 m (21,043 ft) [1]
Prominence 1,660 m (5,450 ft) [1]
Listing Ultra
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]
Geography
Cerro El Cóndor is located in Argentina
Cerro El Cóndor
Cerro El Cóndor
Argentina
Location Argentina
Parent range Andes
Geology
Age of rock Holocene
Mountain type Stratovolcano
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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