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Climbers in bid to determine highest summit


A team of French and Chilean climbers has tackled a tall problem: whether the Americas’ highest summit really is Aconcagua in Argentina, or if the crown should actually go to Ojos del Salado in Chile. “Proving that it is the highest spot in Latin America could change world climbing history,” one of the French climbers told AFP. Marc Turrel, editor of Andes Magazine, said the stakes are high.

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