Cerro Mercedario, Argentina

Prominence: 3333 m, 10935 ft

Elevation: 6720 meters, 22,047 feet

Approx. Isolation: 75.37 km, 46.83 mi
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)31° 58' 44'' S; 70° 6' 46'' W
-31.978863, -70.112852 (Dec Deg)
394858E 6461366N Zone 19 (UTM)
State/ProvinceSan Juan (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Cerro Mercedario:
     Andes 6000-meter Peaks (Rank #8)
     World Top 100 by Prominence (Rank #57)
     Argentina Province High Points (Rank #5)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #316)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       The Andes: A Guide for Climbers (Biggar)

View ascents of peak by registered members (5 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3333 m/10,935 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 3333 m/10,935 ft
  Line Parent: Aconcagua
  Key Col: 3387 m/11,112 ft
Isolation75.37 km/46.83 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Aconcagua  (S)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Central Argentina-Chile Andes
Drainage BasinsColorado [Arg]
Atlantic Ocean
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data

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