El Muerto, Chile/Argentina

Prominence: 968 m, 3176 ft

Elevation: 6502 meters, 21,332 feet

True Isolation: 7.17 km, 4.46 mi
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)27° 3' 26'' S, 68° 29' 4'' W
-27.057234, -68.484406 (Dec Deg)
551129 E 7007121 N, Zone 19 (UTM)
County/Second Level RegionCopiapo

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Lists that contain El Muerto:
     Andes 6000-meter Peaks (Rank #16)

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

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 5
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El Muerto is the 16th highest peak in South America. Photographed January 6, 2011. Photo by Adam Walker.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 968 m/3176 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1018 m/3340 ft
  Line Parent: Ojos del Salado
  Key Col: 5534 m/18,156 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 7.17 km/4.46 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: -27.1042, -68.5342
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Ojos del Salado  (SW)
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Puna de Atacama
Drainage BasinsSouthern Puna de Atacama
Altiplano/Puna de Atacama
Internal Drainage-S.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Data Source1:100,000 Topographic Survey Map
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