Cayembe (also called Cayambe) is a mountain sub-system in Ecuador with an elevation of 5795 metres. Cayembe is within the following mountain ranges: Ecuadorian Andes, Andean Volcanic Belt (Northern Part). Its territory is within the Ecuatorian protection area of Cayambe Coca National Park. It is located at the Ecuatorian province of Cayambe. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Ecuatorian cities of Cayambe and Olmedo (Pesillo).
Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5778m), TanDEM-X(5808m), , Cayembe is about 5795 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2542 meters. Cayembe is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 43.87%.
|Name||Cayembe / Cayambe|
|Key Col Alt||3253|
|Parent Peak||Cotopaxi -0.68068,-78.4384|
|Dominance Class||mountain sub-system|
|DEM Avg. Altitude||5778|
|First Ascent info||Edward Whymper (England), Jean Antoine and Louis Carrel (Italy) - 04/04/1880|
|First Ascent Source||BOOK: Viajes a traves de los Majestuosos Andes del Ecuador AUTHOR: Whymper, Edward DATE: 1993 PAGE: 217 / BOOK: Encyclopedia Britannica AUTHOR: Pfaffl, FA, Dullo, W PAGE: Cotopaxi|
|Ecuador City||Cayambe, Olmedo (Pesillo)|
|Ecuador Protection Area||Cayambe Coca National Park|
|Mountain Range Level 1||Ecuadorian Andes|
|Mountain Range Level 2||Andean Volcanic Belt (Northern Part)|