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  • A mountain, 6,962 m (22,841 ft) high, in the Andes of western Argentina near the Chilean border. The highest peak of the Western Hemisphere, it was first scaled in 1897.

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  • proper noun A mountain in the Andes, the highest point in South America

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

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  • The scenery in the immediate background is gloomy; but, in the distance, the summit of the volcano Aconcagua, which is 23,000 feet above the level of the sea, and which, on fine evenings, is gilded by the rays of the setting sun, imparts a peculiar charm to the landscape.

    Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests

  • One veteran Everest, Himalaya, Denali and Aconcagua expedition leader told ExWeb he was not surprised, calling Aconcagua's rescue service "a joke."

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  • One veteran Everest, Himalaya, Denali and Aconcagua expedition leader told ExWeb he was not surprised, calling Aconcagua's rescue service "a joke."

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  • The walls of Dr. Russell McMullen's office at the University of Washington Medical Center are covered in postcards showing galloping zebras, stalking leopards and towering peaks such as Aconcagua in Argentina.

    The Seattle Times

  • G4G had previously announced on February 16, 2010 that it had entered into an assignment agreement relating to the proposed acquisition with Grupo Minero Aconcagua S.A. ( "Aconcagua"), a private company registered in Argentina and Andean Geothermal Power Corporation, a private company registered in Texas, United States of America ( "Andean" and, together with Aconcagua, the

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  • G4G had previously announced on February 16, 2010 that it had entered into an assignment agreement relating to the proposed acquisition with Grupo Minero Aconcagua S.A. ( "Aconcagua"), a private company registered in Argentina and Andean Geothermal Power Corporation, a private company registered in Texas, United States of America ( "Andean" and, together with Aconcagua, the

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  • G4G had previously announced on February 16, 2010 that it had entered into an assignment agreement relating to the proposed acquisition with Grupo Minero Aconcagua S.A. ( "Aconcagua"), a private company registered in Argentina and Andean Geothermal Power Corporation, a private company registered in Texas, United States of America ( "Andean" and, together with Aconcagua, the

    TradingMarkets

  • G4G had previously announced on February 16, 2010 that it had entered into an assignment agreement relating to the proposed acquisition with Grupo Minero Aconcagua S.A. ( "Aconcagua"), a private company registered in Argentina and Andean Geothermal Power Corporation, a private company registered in Texas, United States of America ( "Andean" and, together with Aconcagua, the

    TradingMarkets

  • G4G had previously announced on February 16, 2010 that it had entered into an assignment agreement relating to the proposed acquisition with Grupo Minero Aconcagua S.A. ( "Aconcagua"), a private company registered in Argentina and Andean Geothermal Power Corporation, a private company registered in Texas, United States of America ( "Andean" and, together with Aconcagua, the

    TradingMarkets

  • G4G had previously announced on February 16, 2010 that it had entered into an assignment agreement relating to the proposed acquisition with Grupo Minero Aconcagua S.A. ( "Aconcagua"), a private company registered in Argentina and Andean Geothermal Power Corporation, a private company registered in Texas, United States of America ( "Andean" and, together with Aconcagua, the

    TradingMarkets

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