Aconcagua facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsAconcagua
Aconcagua from the south
|Elevation||6,960.8 m (22,837 ft)|
|Prominence||6,960.8 m (22,837 ft)
Country high point
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|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.
It is the Andes, in the Argentine province of Mendoza.
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