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Aconcagua

Aconcagua Mountain in the Andes range on the border between Argentina and Chile.

An extinct volcano, it is the highest peak outside Asia, at 6960m (22,834ft). The w slopes are in Chile, but the summit lies in Argentina. The River Aconcagua rises at its nw foot and enters the Pacific n of Valparaiso.

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Aconcagua

Aconcagua (äkōnkä´gwä), peak, 22,835 ft (6,960 m) high, Mendoza prov., W Argentina, in the Andes, near the Chilean border. It is the highest peak of the Western Hemisphere. The snowcapped Aconcagua was first scaled in 1897. Uspallata Pass is nearby. See also Ojos del Salado.

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