Argentina (formally the Argentine Republic) is the eighth-biggest nation on the planet by territory. The most elevated and the bottommost extremes of South America are likewise situated in Argentina: At 6,960m, Cerro Aconcagua is the tallest mountain in the Americas while Laguna del Carbón, at 105m beneath ocean level, is the absolute bottom in the Americas.At the southern tip of Argentina, there are a few courses between the South Atlantic and the South Pacific Oceans including the Strait of Magellan, the Beagle Channel, and the Drake Passage - as options in contrast to cruising around Cape Horn in the untamed sea between South America and Antarctica.The name Argentina gets from Argentinos, the Ancient Greek humble (tinos) structure for silver (argentos), which is the thing that early Spanish pioneers looked for when they originally arrived at the area in the sixteenth century.