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Aconcagua
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Aconcagua from the south
Highest point
Elevation 6,960.8 m (22,837 ft)
Prominence 6,960.8 m (22,837 ft) 
Ranked 2nd
Listing Seven Summits
Country high point
Ultra
Naming
Pronunciation
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Geography
Location Mendoza, Argentina
Parent range Andes
Climbing
First ascent 1897 by
Matthias Zurbriggen (first recorded ascent)
Easiest route Scramble (North)

Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Americas, and the highest outside Asia. The altitude is 6,962 meters, or 22,841 feet. It is one of the Seven Summits.

Location

It is the Andes, in the Argentine province of Mendoza.


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