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Elevation Extremes of South America

Country Highest Point Lowest Point
Argentina Cerro Aconcagua 6,960 m Salinas Chicas - 40 m on Peninsula Valdes
Bolivia Nevado Sajama 6,542 m Rio Paraguay 90 m
Brazil Pico da Neblina 3,014 m Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Chile Nevado Ojos del Salado 6,880 m Pacific Ocean 0 m
Colombia Pico Cristobal Colon 5,775 m
Pico Simon Bolivar 5,775 m
Pacific Ocean 0 m
Ecuador Chimborazo 6,267 m Pacific Ocean 0 m
Falkland Islands
Islas Malvinas
Mount Usborne 705 m Atlantic Ocean 0 m
French Guiana Bellevue de l'Inini 851 m Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Guyana Mount Roraima 2,835 m Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Paraguay Cerro Pero (Cerro Tres Kandu) 842 m Junction of Rio Paraguay and Rio Parana 46 m
Peru Nevado Huascaran 6,768 m Pacific Ocean 0 m
Suriname Juliana Top 1,230 m Unnamed location in the coastal plain -2 m
Uruguay Cerro Catedral 514 m Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Venezuela Pico Bolivar (La Columna) 5,007 m Caribbean Sea 0 m

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