Ojos del Salado

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Ojos del Salado
Ojos del Salado looming big on the horizon.jpg
The volcano loomin on the horizon.
Heichest pynt
Elevation6,893 m (22,615 ft) [1]
Prominence3,688 m (12,100 ft) [1]
Ranked 44t
Isolation631 kilometres (392 mi)
LeetinVolcanic Seiven Summits
Seiven Seicont Summits
Kintra heich pynt
Ultra
Coordinates27°06′34.6″S 68°32′32.1″W / 27.109611°S 68.542250°W / -27.109611; -68.542250Coordinates: 27°06′34.6″S 68°32′32.1″W / 27.109611°S 68.542250°W / -27.109611; -68.542250
Geografie
Ojos del Salado is locatit in Chile
Ojos del Salado
Ojos del Salado
Location on the Argentinae–Chile border
LocationArgentinaeChile
Parent rangeAndes
Geology
Muntain teepstratovolcano
Last eruption700 CE ± 300 years[2]
Climbing
First ascentFebruary 26, 1937 bi Jan Alfred Szczepański an Justyn Wojsznis
Easiest routeScramble

Nevado Ojos del Salado is a massive stratovolcano in the Andes on the ArgentinaeChile border an the heichest active volcano in the warld at 6,893 m (22,615 ft).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Andes ultra-prominent peaks". Peaklist.
  2. "Ojos del Salado". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution.