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Carreteras más altas de Chile

Ubicado en el continente sudamericano, Chile es una larga y estrecha área de tierra entre los Andes y el Océano Pacífico. El país más largo del mundo se caracteriza por una estrecha depresión entre las montañas y el mar.

Carreteras más altas de Chile

Paso de montañaElevaciónZonaSuperfície
Ojos del Salado6.891m (22,608ft)AtacamaTierra
Volcan Tacora5.980m (19,620ft)Arica-ParinacotaTierra
Volcán Ollagüe5.868m (19,251ft)AntofagastaTierra
Refugio Tejos5.800m (19,000ft)AtacamaTierra
Cerro Estrella5.702m (18,707ft)AntofagastaTierra
Curiquinca5.552m (18,215ft)AtacamaTierra
Volcán Acotango5.509m (18,074ft)Arica-ParinacotaTierra
Aucanquilcha5.500m (18,044ft)AntofagastaTierra
Telescopio Sairécabur 5.525m (18,127ft)AtacamaTierra
Cerro Toco5.416m (17,769ft)AtacamaTierra
Cordón de Inacaliri5.395m (17,700ft)AntofagastaTierra
Cerro Estrella5.389m (17,680ft)AntofagastaTierra
Abra Taapaca5.250m (17,224ft)TarapacaTierra
Volcán Guallatiri5.240m (17,191ft)Arica-ParinacotaTierra
Cerro Blanco5.161m (16,932ft)TarapacaTierra
Paso Picavilque5.085m (16,683ft)TarapacaTierra
Pascua Lama5.043m (16,545ft)AtacamaTierra
Cerro Chajnantor5.042m (16,541ft)AtacamaTierra
Paso de Jama4.810m (15,780ft)AntofagastaAsfalto
Paso de Agua Negra4.780m (15,682ft)CoquimboTierra
Paso de San Francisco4.748m (15,577ft)AtacamaTierra
Paso Chungara4.687m (15,377ft)AndesTierra
Pacana Caldera4.658m (15,282ft)AtacamaTierra

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