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 (ăk′ən-kä′gwə, ä′kən-)
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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(Spanish akonˈkaɣwa)
(Placename) a mountain in W Argentina: the highest peak in the Andes and in the W Hemisphere. Height: 6960 m (22 835 ft)
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(ˌɑ kɔŋˈkɑ gwɑ)

a mountain in W Argentina, in the Andes: highest peak in the Western Hemisphere. 22,834 ft. (6960 m).
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Noun1.Aconcagua - the highest mountain in the western hemisphereAconcagua - the highest mountain in the western hemisphere; located in the Andes in western Argentina (22,834 feet high)
Argentina, Argentine Republic - a republic in southern South America; second largest country in South America
Andes - a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast
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I was assured that during one very dry and long summer, all the snow disappeared from Aconcagua, although it attains the prodigious height of 23,000 feet.
Aconcagua Costa Pinot Noir Errazuriz 2017 (PS17 Ocado and many online retailers such as Drinks Direct and Costco) Chilean Pinot Noir is on a remarkable upward trajectory at the moment as producers get to grips with the best sites in costal regions such as Casablanca and Leyda.
He first attempted to scale the Andes peak of Aconcagua last January but was forced to abandon his attempt due to altitude sickness.
Dayondon conquered the seven highest mountains - Mount Denali in North America (2006), Mount Everest in Asia (2007), Mount Elbrus in Europe (2013), Mount Kosciuszko in Australia (2014), Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa (2015), Mount Aconcagua in South America (2018) and Mount Vinson Massif in Antartica (2018).
Dayondon reached the summit of Mount Vinson in Antarctica on December 16.She was among three women to be the first Filipinas to scale Mount Everest in 2007, the tallest mountain in the world According to the post, she also climbed Mount Denali in 2006 Mount Elbrus in 2013 Mount Kosciuzko in 2014 Mount Kilimanjaro in 2015 and Aconcagua in 2018.
A dash across the Pacific takes us to Chile and another sauvignon blanc, Errazuriz Aconcagua Costa Sauvignon Blanc 2017 RRP PS13.75, Waitrose).
--Local Aconcagua: estilo Local pre-inkaico propio de la cultura Aconcagua, entendido a partir de la definicion de Massone (1978), considerando los tipos Aconcagua Salmon, Aconcagua Rojo Engobado y vasijas monocromas con formas reconocidas desde tiempos preinkaicos.
Summary: The duo will be climbing the highest peak in South America - Mount Aconcagua - to create awareness about this temporary school.
A Decanter bronze medal winner, this is crisp and zesty made from grapes grown at the Errazuriz Estate in Aconcagua. Dry with no oak ageing, this white has delicious lime fruit and herb flavours.
It involves reaching the tops of mountains that include Mount Everest in Asia, the peak of which is 8,848m above sea level; Mount Aconcagua in South America, which rises 6,962m above sea level; Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa (5,895m), Mount Elbrus in Europe (5,642m); Vinson Massif in Antarctica (4,897m) and Mount Kosciuszko in Australia (2,228m).