What are the five highest mountains in South America?

Where are the highest mountains in South America?

Mount Aconcagua in Argentina, the tallest mountain in the Andes. The Andes name comes from the Quechua word anti, meaning east.

The Tallest Mountains In The South American Andes.

Rank 1
Elevation (in meters) 6,962
Name of Mountain Aconcagua
Country Argentina

How many mountains are there in South America?

The highest mountains in South America are all found in the Andes. There are over 850 peaks that have an elevation between 5000m-6000m, and another 100 peaks over 6000m in altitude.

Highest Mountains in South America.

Mountain / Range Height Country / State
Huascarán (Andes, Cordillera Blanca) 6,768 m / 22,205 ft Peru

Which of these peak is the highest?

Highest mountain on Earth?

  • Mount Everest’s peak is the highest altitude above mean sea level at 29,029 feet [8,848 meters].
  • Mount Chimborazo’s peak is the furthest point on Earth from Earth’s center. …
  • Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain from base to peak at more than 33,500 feet [10,210 meters].

What is the main religion of South America?

Religion in South America has been a major influence on art, culture, philosophy and law. Christianity is the main religion, with Roman Catholics having the most adherents. Sizeable minorities of non-religious people and adherents of other religions are also present.

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