from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A peak, 6,874.3 m (22,539 ft) high, in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile.
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- n. a mountain in the Andes on the border between Argentina and Chile (22,572 feet high)
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It has 4 operating copper mines, Candekaria, El Abra and Ojos del Salado, which are located in Chile, and Cerro Verde in Peru.