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Range Name(s): Argentina-Chile Andes, Субтропические Анды, Subtropical Andes, Чилийско-Аргентинские Анды... Read more     Geology: Tectonic, Volcanic
Max. Elevation: 6 962 m / 22 841 ft     Snow Line: Please update
Region(s): South America     Average Length: 994 miles / 1 600 km
Location: Argentina: La Pampa, Mendoza, Neuquen, Provincia de Catamarca, Provincia de La Rioja, Provincia de San Juan, Rio Negro; Chile: Atacama, Coquimbo, Los Lagos, Maule, Región de la Araucanía, Región del Biobío, Santiago Metropolitan; ... Read more     Average Width: Please update
Activity Type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing     Latitude/Longitude: -33°-22'-16.506''S
-69°-56'-20.273''W
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Parent Range: Andes     Nearest Airport(s): Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez Santiago International Airport (SCL); Governor Francisco Gabrielli Mendoza International Airport (MDZ);
National Park(s): Aconcagua Provincial Park;     Convenience Center(s): Mendoza; Santiago;

YOUR CHANCE TO Edit

Ninety percent of all mountaineering interest in Southern Andes is centered on Mount Aconcagua rising above the all South American continent. But besides of Aconcagua there are a lot of other distinguished mountains located in Argentina-Chili Andes such as Tupungato and Mercedario.

DESCRIPTION Edit

The Argentina-Chile Andes consist of three ranges - the Coastal Cordillera, the Main Cordillera (or Cordillera de los Andes) and the Central Valley. Mount Aconcagua (6962 meters) is the highest summit of South America and located in the Main Cordillera. There are some more distinguished mountains located in northern part of the South Andes such as Cerro Tupungato (6570 meters) and Cerro Mercedario (6770 meters).

LOCATION Edit

The Argentina-Chile Andes mostly located in Argentina but their coastal part belongs to Chili. The northern border of this mountain range extends up to 27 degrees south latitude, and the southern border - at 40 degrees south latitude.

South America, Argentina: Mendoza

  • Aconcagua
  • Mountaineering - 17 Day(s)
  • 15 Nov - 1 Mar
  • Challenging 
  • 12 people climbed it

South America, Argentina: Mendoza

  • Aconcagua
  • Mountaineering - 17 Day(s)
  • 15 Nov - 28 Feb
  • Challenging/ Tough 
  • 3 people climbed it

South America, Argentina: Mendoza

  • Aconcagua
  • Hiking - 5 Day(s)
  • 15 Nov - 30 Apr
  • Moderate 
  • 0 people climbed it

Argentina:

  • 8 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
  • Aconcagua(6962 m)
  • Normal Route

Argentina:

  • 14 Apr 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
  • Volcán Lanín 
  • Volcan Lanin

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• The subtropical climate of the Argentina-Chile Andes is gradually changed to the temperate oceanic climate when you drive from the north to the south. The climate of Southern Andes is very humid and the fluctuations of seasonal temperature are insignificant.

 

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