ACONCA`GUA

   the highest peak of the Andes, about 100 m. NE. of Valparaiso, 22,867 ft. high; recently ascended by a Swiss and a Scotchman, attendants of Fitzgerald's party.

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.

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  • Aconcagua — Aconcạgua   der, höchster Berg Amerikas, in den Anden Argentiniens, nahe der Grenze zu Chile, 6 959 m über dem Meeresspiegel, aus vulkanischem Gesteinsmaterial (Überschiebungsdecke) über gefaltetem, mesozoischem Sockel; fünf Hanggletscher;… …   Universal-Lexikon

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