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Central Argentina-Chile Andes

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointAconcagua (6962 m/22,841 ft)
CountriesArgentina (80%), Chile (20%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesMendoza (18%), Neuquén (16%), San Juan (15%), Río Negro (13%), La Rioja (12%), La Pampa (4%), Coquimbo (3%), Los Lagos (3%), Biobío (3%), Maule (3%), Araucanía (3%), Atacama (2%), Santiago (1%), Catamarca (1%), O'Higgins (1%), Valparaíso (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area597,432 sq km / 230,669 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,630 km / 1,013 mi North-South
757 km / 471 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long35° 7' S; 68° 36' W
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Map of Central Argentina-Chile Andes
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Central Argentina-Chile Andes.
AndesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Cordillera de MeridaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Colombian AndesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Ecuador AndesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Peruvian AndesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Bolivian AndesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Puna de AtacamaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Argentina-Chile AndesLevel 3
         Patagonian AndesLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Central Argentina-Chile Andes

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Aconcagua696222,841 
2.Cerro Mercedario672022,047 
3.Cerro Tupungato656521,539 
4.Majadita628020,604 
5.La Mesa623020,440 
6.Cerro los Olivares621620,394 
7.Ramada6200+20,341+ 
8.Cerro del Toro616820,236 
9.Cerro las Tórtolas616020,210 
10.Pabellón615220,184 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Central Argentina-Chile Andes

Aconcagua

Aconcagua from the Mendoza park entrance. Photo by John Sype. Photo by Edward Earl.
Adolfo Calle
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Adolfo Calle is often used as a training and acclimitization climb for Aconcagua climbers. Photo by Andres Espindola.
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Volcán Tromen
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Volcán Tromen, a major Argentine volcano. Photo by Andres Espindola.
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Volcán Lanín
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The volcano in the distance is Lanin, once of the many the dot the landscape in southern Chile. Photo by Ken Jones.
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Volcán Llaima
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The Llaima Volcano erupted 10 days after this photo was taken in December, 2007 (2007-12). Photo by Ken Jones.
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Volcán Lonquimay
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The Lonquimay Volcano, framed by the forest of southern Chile. Photo by Ken Jones.
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Volcán Villarrica
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Gazing out at Villarrica from the southeast. Photo by Ken Jones.
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Volcán Choshuenco
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The symmetrical form of Volcán Choshuenco (hiding the slightly higher Volcán El Mocho behind it) rises above the scenic Chilean lake district. Photo by Ken Jones.
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