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Definition of the noun aconcagua

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noun - plural: -

  1. the highest mountain in the western hemisphere; located in the Andes in western Argentina (22,834 feet high)

Place

Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Western and Southern Hemispheres at 6,960.8 metres. It is located in the Andes mountain range, in the province of Mendoza, Argentina, and lies 112 kilometres northwest of its capital, the city of Mendoza. The summit is also located about 5 kilometres from San Juan Province and 15 kilometres from the international border with Chile; its nearest higher neighbor is Tirich Mir in the Hindu Kush, 16,520 kilometres away. It is one of the Seven Summits.

Group

Aconcagua is a musical group.

  • album: "Magical Flutes From The Andes"

Music

"Aconcagua" is a musical album of Los Jaivas.

Film

"Aconcagua" is a 1964 color Argentine adventure drama film directed by Leo Fleider and written by Norberto Aroldi. The title refers to the highest peak in the Andes—Aconcagua located in Argentina. The star of the film is Tito Alonso.

Game

"Aconcagua" is a survival horror video game released only in Japan for the PlayStation.

  • mode: Single-player video game
  • released on (15 years ago)

Miscellanea

Aconcagua is one of the five principal wine regions of Chile. It encompasses all wine-growing areas in Valparaíso Region. The Aconcagua wine region is composed of three minor wine distriicts; Casablanca Valley, Aconcagua Valley and Leyda Valley.

Phrases with Aconcagua

  1. Aconcagua Grenadier
  2. Caelorinchus aconcagua
  3. Coelorinchus Aconcagua
  4. Coelorhynchus Aconcagua
  5. species Caelorinchus aconcagua
  6. Species Coelorinchus Aconcagua

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aconcagua

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Google previewClimbing Free (2003)

My Life in the Vertical World by Lynn Hill, Greg Child, John Long

Aconcagua is an ancient volcano 22,834 feet high in the Andes of southern Argentina. Though...

Google previewThe Standard Reference Work (1922)

For the Home, School and Library by Harold Melvin Stanford

It is situated between Aconcagua, a province of Chile, and Mendoza, a department of the Argentine Republic, to which country the mountain belongs. Aconcagua is an extinct volcano. A river of this region bears also the name of Aconcagua.

Google previewThe World's Most Amazing Mountains (2009)

by Michael Hurley

Aconcagua is an extinct volcano. It was created millions of years ago. Beneath Earth's crust there is a thick layer of rock called the mantle. Some of this rock becomes so hot that it melts. Millions of years ago, when the tectonic plates in this area ...

Google previewTouch the Top of the World (2002)

A Blind Man's Journey to Climb Farther than the Eye Can See: My Story by Erik Weihenmayer

Aconcagua is a harsh land. Some critics called it, "the world's tallest rubble heap, " and the less creative, simply "an ugly brown heap of rocks." Below base camp the water collected from streams is flecked with brown swirlies and vague tastes ...

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

asl, Aconcagua is the highest mountain peak in the Americas. Its name is likely a Spanish corruption of the Quechuan words Ackon Cahuak, meaning “stone sentinel,” or perhaps of Anco Cahuac, meaning “white sentinel.

Google previewEncyclopædia Americana (1847)

A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature, History, Politics and Biography, Brought Down to the Present Time : Including a Copious Collection of Original Articles in American Biography by Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford

Aconcagua is the principal of these: it has been proved to be at least 23,000 feet in height. At intervals, it is an active volcano. The northern provinces, being at a distance from this and other volcanoes in the S. of Chili, which apparently act as ...

Google previewThe Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia (101-)

by Project Gutenberg

ACONCAGUA, a small northern province of central Chile, bounded N. by Coquimbo, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

ACONCAGUA. ACONCAGUA. ACORUS. ACQUAINT.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1890)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature

Concepcion Aconcagua Valdivia Maulo Santiago Concepcion Talca Colchagoa Valdivia n Coquimbo Valdivia Santiago Atacarna p» Aconcagua Valdivia Concepcion Aconcagua Coquimbo Santiago Arauco. Atacarna Arauco Letfrnot.

Google previewThe Mountain Encyclopedia (2005)

An A to Z Compendium of Over 2,250 Terms, Concepts, Ideas, and People by Frederic Hartemann, Robert Hauptman

Aconcagua ...

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