Alpamayo 5947m

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Alpamayo is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 5947 metres. Alpamayo is within the following mountain ranges: Peruvian Andes, Cordillera Occidental de Peru, Cordillera Blanca. Its territory is within the Peruvian protection area of Huascarán National Park. It is located at the Peruvian province of Huaylas. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Peruvian cities of Santa Cruz and Yuracmarca.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5852m), TanDEM-X(5755m), , Alpamayo is about 5947 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2694 meters. Alpamayo is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 45.3%.

Dominance %45.3%
Key Lat/Lon-34.6832,-69.9679
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakAconcagua -32.6532,-70.0112
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude5852
First Ascent infoGünter Hauser, Berhard Huhn, Frieder Knauss and Horst Wiedmann (Germany) - 20/06/1957
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Le Ande AUTHOR: Pietro Meciani DATE: 1965 PAGE: 36 / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) South América. Peru , Pirámide de Garcilaso and Alpamayo in the Cordillera Blanca. DATE: 1958
Peru CitySanta Cruz, Yuracmarca
Peru ProvinceHuaylas
Peru DepartmentAncash
Peru Protection AreaHuascarán National Park
Mountain Range Level 1Peruvian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Cordillera Occidental de Peru
Mountain Range Level 3Cordillera Blanca

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