The Aconcagua (6'962 m) in the Andes is the highest mountain in South America. It is located in the province of Mendoza (Argentina), 15 kilometres from the international border with Chile. The Aconcagua is one of the Seven Summits.
First Ascent: 1897 by Matthias Zurbriggen (Swiss).
"Visit of president Perón in Santiago and return visit of president Ibañez del Campo in Buenos Aires.
The stamp symbolizes the monument, "Cristo Redentor de los Andes" on Paso de la Cumbre, the Aconcagua in the north and the Tupungato (6'570 m) in the south. The Acongagua is located 18 kilometres north of the pass. From the monument its summit can slightly be seen behind the Cerro Tolosa (5'162 m).
Argentina 1990, Aconcagua.
Centenary of the First Ascent of Aconcagua.
Aconcagua and the Obelisk of Buenos Aires.
The 67.5 metres high Obelisk of Buenos Aires is a national historic monument of Buenos Aires. it was built to commemorate the fourth centenary of the first foundation of the city.
The stamp was issued in the series "A Philatelic Tour of The World".
Argentina 2002, Aconcagua.
The stamp was issued in the series "Landscapes I".
Argentina 2002, Stationery Card.
Canada 2002, Aconcagua.
The stamp was issued in the sheet "International Year of Mountains / Seven Summits".
Zambia 2002, Aconcagua.
The stamp was issued in the miniaturesheet "The International Year of Mountains".
St, Vincent & Grenadines 2002
It shows the south summit of the Aconcagua from the main summit.
The souvenirsheet was issued in honour of the "International Year of Mountains".
Chile 2004, "100th Anniversary of the statue Cristo Redentor de los Andes"
The stamp depicts an artist's composition of an Andean Condor over the Chilean and Argentine flag, the monument and an areal view of the south face of Aconcagua.
Argentina 2008, Aconcagua.
The stamp is existing with security punch hole at the left and right.
The stamp is existing in the shades vilolet-blue and dark-green as well.