American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

New Altitudes in the Northern Argentine Andes

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  • Publication Year: 1993

New Altitudes in the Northern Argentine Andes. Various peaks in this region have new officially corrected altitudes, generally lower than previously given ones. In Salta, we have new altitudes for the Volcán Socompa, 6031m; Volcán Salm, 6022m; Volcán Arácar, 6095m; Volcán Quehuar, 6102m; Cerro Acay, 5716m; Cumbre del Libertador General San Martín o Cachi, 6380m. In Caja- marca, Volcán Antofalla, 6409m; Volcán Gallán, 5912m. In the region of the Ojos del Salado, Cerro El Muerto, 6488m; Cerro Solo, 6205m; Cerro El Fraile, 6062m. In La Rioja, Volcán Veladero, 6436m; Cerro General M. Belgrano or Nevado Famatina, 6097m. In San Juan, Cerro El Toro, 6160m; Cerro Olivares, 6266m; Cerro Olivares del Límite, 6220m.

Marcelo Scanu, Grupo de Montaña Huamán, Buenos Aires

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