Key Col for Cerro Mercedario

Col Elevation: 3387 meters, 11,112 feet

Key Col for:Cerro Mercedario  (6720 m/22,047 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)32° 9' 32'' S, 70° 18' 55'' W
-32.158817, -70.315367 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 3333 m/10,935 ft
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Aconcagua
Prominence Parent: Aconcagua
Island Parent: Aconcagua
Ridgewalk Distance:146.12 km/90.8 mi
State/ProvinceSan Juan
County/Second Level RegionChoapa

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RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Central Argentina-Chile Andes
Ridges/DividesAmericas Continental Divide
Drainage Basins
Colorado [Arg]
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific-South America
Pacific Ocean

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Cerro Mercedario to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointElev-mProm-mRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-kmCumulative-km
START: Cerro Mercedario67203333    
(Ridge Junction)    11.9411.94
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col)3387 Americas Continental DivideColorado [Arg]/Choapa53.2265.16
(Ridge Junction)  Americas Continental DivideColorado [Arg]/Choapa15.3680.53
(Ridge Junction)  Americas Continental DivideColorado [Arg]/Aconcagua26.1106.63
(Ridge Junction)  Americas Continental DivideColorado [Arg]/Aconcagua22.76129.39
(Ridge Junction)    6.86136.25
Cerro de los Horcones5383183  0.42136.67
Cerro Cuerno5400175  3.12139.8
(Unnamed Col)5225   0.55140.34
Cerro Manso543414  2.22142.56
(Unnamed Col)5420   0.07142.63
LINE PARENT: Aconcagua69626962  3.49146.12
PROM PARENT: Aconcagua69626962    
ISLAND PARENT: Aconcagua69626962    

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