Cerro Cazadero, Argentina

Prominence: 659 m, 2162 ft

Elevation: 6663 meters, 21,860 feet

True Isolation: 8.74 km, 5.43 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Nevado Walter Penck
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)27° 11' 40'' S, 68° 33' 39'' W
-27.194553, -68.560898 (Dec Deg)
543491 E 6991940 N, Zone 19 (UTM)

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     Andes 6000-meter Peaks (Rank #10)

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

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 7
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 6)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2013 02 by Tim Bogdanov

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This peak is sometimes misidentified as "Cerro Nacimiento" on some maps. However, Nacimiento is actually a bit further south of this peak. This is confirmed by John Biggar's authoritative "The Andes-A Guide for Climbers" and the Alpenvereinskarte map of the Ojos del Salado area.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 659 m/2162 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 709 m/2326 ft
  Line Parent: Ojos del Salado
  Key Col: 6004 m/19,698 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 8.74 km/5.43 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: -27.1158, -68.5558
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Ojos del Salado - Pico Oeste  (N)
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Puna de Atacama
Ridges/DividesAmericas Continental Divide
Drainage Basins
Mar Chiquita
Internal Drainage-S.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage

Salar de la Laguna Verde
Altiplano/Puna de Atacama
Internal Drainage-S.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Data Source1:100,000 Topographic Survey Map

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