More photos in the vicinity:
The Agua Negra Pass
Disappearing Penitentes

Cerro Tapado with its white top is located in the dry and (for that reason) glacier free part of the Andes. The near-by Mount Olivares does not carry any glacier, despite the fact that it is higher by about 700 m (exceeding 6000 m).
Cerro Tapado
Date: Mar 05, 2004
Longitude: -69 49.81'
Latitude: -30 10.84'

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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy LOC map collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-07