Chimborazo 6270m

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Chimborazo is a mountain system in Ecuador with an elevation of 6270 metres. It is the highest in Ecuador. Chimborazo is within the following mountain ranges: Ecuadorian Andes, Andean Volcanic Belt (Northern Part). It is the highest of Ecuadorian Andes, highest of Andean Volcanic Belt (Northern Part). Its territory is within the Ecuatorian protection area of Wildlife Production Reserve Chimborazo. It is located at the Ecuatorian province of Guano. Its slopes are at the Ecuatorian city of San Andres.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (6259m), ASTER (6238m), ALOS (6261m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6259m), TanDEM-X(6282m), , Chimborazo is about 6270 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 2147 meters so its prominence is 4123 meters. Chimborazo is listed as mountain system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 65.76%.


NameChimborazo
Altitude6270m
Lat/Lon-1.46919,-78.8172
Dominance %65.76%
Prominence4123
Key Lat/Lon-5.83972,-79.5058
Key Col Alt2147
Parent PeakAconcagua -32.6532,-70.0112
Dominance Classmountain system
DEM Avg. Altitude6259
ASTER6238
SRTM6259
TanDEM-X6282
ALOS6261
DGPS Study6268 By Newbury Survey
TitleHighest in Ecuador and Highest of Ecuadorian Andes, highest of Andean Volcanic Belt (Northern Part)
First Ascent infoEdward Whymper (England), Louis and Jean-Antoine Carrel (Italy) - 04/01/1880
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Viajes a traves de los Majestuosos Andes del Ecuador AUTHOR: Whymper, Edward DATE: 1993 PAGE: 319
Isolation3569.6km
CountryEcuador
Ecuador CitySan Andres
Ecuador ProvinceGuano
Ecuador DepartmentChimborazo
Ecuador Protection AreaWildlife Production Reserve Chimborazo
Mountain Range Level 1Ecuadorian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Andean Volcanic Belt (Northern Part)


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