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Aconcagua Mountain Argentina South America Information Page

Aconcagua, Argentina

Aconcagua is the highest mountain in both the Southern and Western Hemispheres. It stands in the Andes mountain range, in the province of Mendoza, Argentina.

One of the Seven Summits (the highest mountains on each of the seven continents) its actual summit is located about 15 kilometres (9.3 miles) from Argentina's international border with Chile.

To understand the visual scale, note that Mount Everest is almost 2 kilometers (1.24 mi) taller than Aconcagua.

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This page was last modified on July 12, 2016.