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Highest roads of Chile

Located in South America, Chile is a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean. The world's longest country is marked by a narrow depression between the mountains and the sea.

Highest mountain roads of Chile:

Mountain passElevationZoneSurface
Ojos del Salado6.891m (22,608ft)AtacamaGravel
Volcan Tacora5.980m (19,620ft)Arica-ParinacotaGravel
Volcán Ollagüe5.868m (19,251ft)AntofagastaGravel
Refugio Tejos5.800m (19,000ft)AtacamaGravel
Cerro Estrella5.702m (18,707ft)AntofagastaGravel
Curiquinca5.552m (18,215ft)AtacamaGravel
Volcán Acotango5.509m (18,074ft)Arica-ParinacotaGravel
Aucanquilcha5.500m (18,044ft)AntofagastaGravel
Sairécabur Telescope5.525m (18,127ft)AtacamaGravel
Cerro Toco5.416m (17,769ft)AtacamaGravel
Cordón de Inacaliri5.395m (17,700ft)AntofagastaGravel
Cerro Estrella5.389m (17,680ft)AntofagastaGravel
Abra Taapaca5.250m (17,224ft)TarapacaGravel
Volcán Guallatiri5.240m (17,191ft)Arica-ParinacotaGravel
Cerro Blanco5.161m (16,932ft)TarapacaGravel
Paso Picavilque5.085m (16,683ft)TarapacaGravel
Pascua Lama5.043m (16,545ft)AtacamaGravel
Cerro Chajnantor5.042m (16,541ft)AtacamaGravel
Paso de Jama4.810m (15,780ft)AntofagastaAsphalt
Paso de Agua Negra4.780m (15,682ft)CoquimboGravel
Paso de San Francisco4.748m (15,577ft)AtacamaGravel
Paso Chungara4.687m (15,377ft)AndesGravel
Pacana Caldera4.658m (15,282ft)AtacamaGravel

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