Aconcagua

Aconcagua

The most astounding mountain on the planet outside Asia, Aconcagua is situated in the Mendoza region of Argentina, well known for its Malbec wine. Aconcagua is said to be a less troublesome mountain to climb, in fact talking. Height affliction is one of the greatest obstructions, and no breathing devices are required. The youngest individual to have at any point climbed Aconcagua was Jodan Romero of Big Bear Lake, California at 11 years of age in December 2007. The cause of the name of the most astounding mountain in South America is questioned, with three believable outcomes given. The names given from the Quechuan dialect were Ackon Cahuak and Anco Cahuac, which signify 'sentinel of stone' and 'white sentinel' separately.

Aconcaqua Mountain

Aconcagua

Different indigenous people groups of the Andes, the Mapuche, called the mountain Aconca-Hue, meaning 'originates from the opposite side.' Why they gave it these name is a puzzle, however 'originates from the opposite side' is known to allude to the Aconcagua River.

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Aconcagua