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A Lebanese woman has climbed South America's highest peak, bringing her closer to her goal of raising Lebanon's flag at the world's seven highest summits and two poles.At an elevation of 6,962 meters above sea level, Cerro Aconcagua is the highest peak Azzam has climbed to date, higher than California's Mount Whitney (4,424 meters), France's Mont Blanc (4,813 meters) and Qornet Sawda, Lebanon's highest peak (2,088 meters).Azzam spent four days conditioning and acclimating for the ascent with Guillermina Elias, an Argentinian climber of Lebanese descent.The mountain wasn't technically difficult, Azzam said. It took Azzam 16 days to reach the summit.Azzam made three more stops on her way to the top, where she unfurled a Lebanese flag signed by President Michel Aoun.
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