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1) Aconcagua. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Aconcagua, (akonka´gwa) (KEY) , 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...

2) Aconcagua. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Andes of western Argentina near the Chilean border. The highest peak of the Western Hemisphere, it was first scaled in 1897....

3) Chapter XIV. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. The Voyage of the Beagle. The Harvard Classics
... San Carlos, Chiloe—Osorno in Eruption, contemporaneously with Aconcagua and Coseguina—Ride to Cucao—Impenetrable Forests—Valdivia—Indians—Earthquake—Concepcion—Great...

4) Ojos del Salado. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Chilean expedition reported its height to be 23,239 ft (7,083 m), thus making it greater than Aconcagua and therefore the tallest peak in the Western Hemisphere,...

5) Whymper, Edward. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...ascent of Chimborazo (20,577 ft/6,272 m). He climbed other major Andean peaks, including Aconcagua and Tupungato. His best-known book is Scrambles amongst the Alps...

6) Uspallata Pass. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...the Spanish royalists in Chile. The Christ of the Andes statue stands in the pass. Mt. Aconcagua towers to the north....

7) Argentina. The World Factbook. 2003
...point: Salinas Chicas -40 m (located on Peninsula Valdes) highest point: Cerro Aconcagua 6,960 mNatural resources:fertile plains of the Pampas, lead, zinc, tin, copper,...

8) mountain. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...ranges. Among notable single peaks are Everest, K2 (Godwin-Austen), and Kanchenjunga in Asia; Aconcagua, Chimborazo, and Cotopaxi in South America; McKinley, Logan,...

9) Andes. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...3The highest range of the Andes is on the central and northern Argentine-Chilean border; Aconcagua (22,835 ft/6,960 m; highest mountain of the Western Hemisphere)...

10) Chapter XII. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. The Voyage of the Beagle. The Harvard Classics
...distance at which they are situated can then more readily be perceived. The volcano of Aconcagua is particularly magnificent. This huge and irregularly conical mass...

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