Chorolque 5490m

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Chorolque is a mountain range in Bolivia with an elevation of 5490 metres. Chorolque is within the following mountain ranges: Bolivian Andes, Cordillera Oriental de Bolivia, Cordillera de Chichas. It is the highest of Cordillera de Chichas. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Bolivian provinces of Sur Chichas and Nor Chichas. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Bolivian cities of Cotagaita and Atocha.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5490m), TanDEM-X(5559m), , Chorolque is about 5490 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3978 meters so its prominence is 1512 meters. Chorolque is listed as mountain range, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 27.54%.

Dominance %27.54%
Key Lat/Lon-21.0229,-66.107
Key Col Alt3978
Parent PeakOjos del Salado -27.1095,-68.5408
Dominance Classmountain range
DEM Avg. Altitude5490
TitleHighest of Cordillera de Chichas
First Ascent infoJuan Quispe (Bolivia) - 01/05/1905
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Le Ande AUTHOR: Mario Fantin PAGE: 103 / BOOK: Los Santuarios Indigenas AUTHOR: Antonio Beorchia Nigris DATE: 1985 PAGE: 31
First Ascent NotesThe ascent of Juan Quispe is the first documented. The summit remains sacred to the locals and they have been climbing it for a long time. There is a mine on the mountain circa 1630. Fantin in Le Ande indicates miners from the 17th century
Bolivia CityCotagaita, Atocha
Bolivia ProvinceSur Chichas, Nor Chichas
Bolivia DepartmentPotosí
Mountain Range Level 1Bolivian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Cordillera Oriental de Bolivia
Mountain Range Level 3Cordillera de Chichas

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