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South America, Northern and Central Chile, Nevado de Putre

Nevado de Putre. The first reported ascent of Nevado de Putre or Tarapacá (5830 meters, 19,128 feet), located 30 miles east of Arica, was accomplished by a large group of trekkers led by F. Mira, of the Club Aguila Azul. The glaciated volcano Parinacota (6330 meters, 20,768 feet) was also ascended. An accident on this mountain claimed the life of Felipe Tello.

Evelio EchevarrĂ­a