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Definition of the noun aconcagua
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noun - plural: -
- the highest mountain in the western hemisphere; located in the Andes in western Argentina (22,834 feet high)
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.
Aconcagua is a musical group.
- album: "Magical Flutes From The Andes"
"Aconcagua" is a musical album of Los Jaivas.
"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.
- country: Argentina
- language: Spanish Language
- producer: Leo Fleider
- written by Norberto Aroldi
- music by Tito Ribero
- released on (51 years ago)
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"Aconcagua" is a survival horror video game released only in Japan for the PlayStation.
- mode: Single-player video game
- released on (15 years ago)
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
- Aconcagua Grenadier
- Caelorinchus aconcagua
- Coelorinchus Aconcagua
- Coelorhynchus Aconcagua
- species Caelorinchus aconcagua
- Species Coelorinchus Aconcagua
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Wild Winds (2001)
Adventures in the Highest Andes by Ed Darack
Aconcagua is the zenith of a range dominated and defined by volcanoes (with the exception of the southern tail of the mountain chainl,
Climbing 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...
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 ...
A Desk Reference for the Curious Mind by The New York Times
,Argentina's Aconcagua is the highest point in the Western Hemisphere. There are two main highland areas,the Guiana Highlandstothenorth and the Brazilian Highlands to the south of the Amazon basin. The only ...
Touch 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 ...
DK Eyewitness Books: Everest (2001)
by Rebecca Stephens
high, - Aconcagua is the highest mountain in South America and the second highest ofthe Seven Summits. The wedge—shaped giant lies in the Andes, just inside Argentina's border with Chile. The Incas called it 'White ...
Enhanced and Enlarged Edition. 2015 by John P. Cross
Aconcagua is the highest peak in the Andes. Travel agents can organize trekking tours in the summer and ski trips in the winter. Bariloche is a popular ski destination in the Andes. The Parque San Martín is nice for walking or hiking around.
by Lee Black
16 XTREME FACT – Aconcagua is an extinct volcano. It is the highest ...
The 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.
Looking at Argentina (2007)
by Kathleen Pohl
Aconcagua (ah-kohn-KAH-gwah), in the Andes, is the highest mountain in North and South America. Aconcagua is a volcano that is no longer active. Long ago it was higher, but its top has worn away. Since the 1930s, many people ...
Encyclopaedia Americana. Supplementary volume. A popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography (1847)
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 ami other volcanoes in the S. of Chili, which apparently act as ...
400 Extraordinary Places by National Geographic Society (U.S.)
gov ACONCAGUA Argentina Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Andes and the highest peakoutside of Asia, at alofty 22.84 feet (6.962 m). However, it's asurprisingly nontechnical ...
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.
Moon Argentina (2011)
by Wayne Bernhardson
Whether hiking or climbing, Aconcagua is a trip in its own right. A three-day hike is possible, but the trek to and from base camp is a 10-day commitment, and climbers should budget three weeks for a summit assault—whether successful or not.
by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen
Himalayas (Everest; Andes (Aconcagua); Rockies (McKinley); Kilimanjaro (Kibo); Caucasus (El'brus); Ellsworth, ...
by Salvatore Bizzarro
ACONCAGUA. Province of central Chile, constituted in its original form by the law of August 1826 that made Chile a federal republic (see Federalism). In 1842 it lost the Department of Quillota to the newly formed province of Valparaiso, and ...
by Lutz D. Schmadel
Aconcagua. 1950 MB. Discovered 1950 June 24 by M. Itzigsohn at La Plata. Named for one of the ...
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement
Mounts Tupungato, Aconcagua, 23,393 feet, ascended lately by Mr Fitzgerald, Mr Vines, and Sir Martin Conway, and Mercedario, 21,982 feet, are the highest peaks of the central Argentine-Chilian Andes. These three peaks are formed of ...
by Eric Bird
Los Vilos Petorca-Ligua Aconcagua R. Valparaiso San Antonio Maipo R. Sto. Domingo First river outlet with permanent runnof after the desert Elliptic and zeta form bays with progressive surf zone ...
by Random House, Stephen Elliott
Tupungato 10 Cordillera 13 Ojos del Salado 15 Cerro Mercedario, Siena de Corбоёв iiigiini point: 9 Aconcagua river: 4 Sali 5 Atuei, Chico, Coyle, Dulce. Limay, Negro, Plata. Teuco 8 Blanco, Chubut, Cuarto, Flores, Grande, Iguazu, Parana.
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camino por Villavicencio, hacia Uspallata, lugar llamado mirador del Aconcagua
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La verdad no estoy 100% seguro
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- Cima del Aconcagua
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- Hello Aconcagua!
Aconcagua looming over the Mendoza suburbs.
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- Aconcagua - Argentina
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- Andes - Aconcagua
The Andes from airplane on way to Santiago.
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