Cristobal Colón 5710m

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Cristobal Colón is a mountain sub-system in Colombia with an elevation of 5710 metres. It is the highest of Colombia. Cristobal Colón is within the following mountain ranges: Colombian Andes, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. It is the highest of Colombian Andes, highest of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. Its territory is within the Colombian protection area of Sierra de Santa Maria National Park. It is located at the Colombian province of Magdalena. Its slopes are at the Colombian city of Santa Marta.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (5687m), SRTM filled with ASTER (5661m), TanDEM-X(5667m), , Cristobal Colón is about 5710 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2457 meters. Cristobal Colón is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 43.03%.

NameCristobal Colón
Dominance %43.03%
Key Lat/Lon-34.6832,-69.9679
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakAconcagua -32.6532,-70.0112
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude5661
TitleHighest of Colombia and Highest of Colombian Andes, highest of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
First Ascent infoAnderson Bakewell, Walter A. Wood (USA), E. Praolini, (Switzerland) - 16/03/1939
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Le Ande AUTHOR: Mario Fantin DATE: 1979 PAGE: 67 / BOOK: Le Ande AUTHOR: Pietro Meciani DATE: 1965 PAGE: 18 / JOURNAL: AJ AUTHOR: Evelio Echevarría DATE: 1977 PAGE: 49-55
Colombia CitySanta Marta
Colombia ProvinceMagdalena
Colombia Protection AreaSierra de Santa Maria National Park
Mountain Range Level 1Colombian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

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