Cayembe 5795m

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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%.

NameCayembe / Cayambe
Dominance %43.87%
Key Lat/Lon-0.146128,-78.0487
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakCotopaxi -0.68068,-78.4384
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude5778
First Ascent infoEdward Whymper (England), Jean Antoine and Louis Carrel (Italy) - 04/04/1880
First Ascent SourceBOOK: 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 CityCayambe, Olmedo (Pesillo)
Ecuador ProvinceCayambe
Ecuador DepartmentPichincha
Ecuador Protection AreaCayambe Coca National Park
Mountain Range Level 1Ecuadorian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Andean Volcanic Belt (Northern Part)

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