What is the maximum altitude that a human can survive at without any technological help?

The highest inhabited town in the world appears to be La Rinconada, a mining village of over 7000 people in Peru at an altitude of up to 5100 m.

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Wednesday, February 01 2012

Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12631426

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