Hermoso / Sierra Alta 5144m

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Hermoso (also called Sierra Alta) is a mountain subrange in Argentina with an elevation of 5144 metres. Hermoso is within the following mountain ranges: Argentine Andes, Cordillera Oriental Argentina, Puna de Atacama, Sierra Alta. It is the highest of Sierra Alta. Its territory is within the Argentinean protection area of Patrimonio Mundial Cultural de la Humanidad Quebrada de Humahuaca. It is located at the Argentinean province of Jujuy. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Argentinean cities of Tilcara and Huacalera.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5144m), TanDEM-X(5185m), , Hermoso is about 5144 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 4091 meters so its prominence is 1053 meters. Hermoso is listed as mountain subrange, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 20.47%.

NameHermoso / Sierra Alta
Dominance %20.47%
Key Lat/Lon-23.6182,-65.6182
Key Col Alt4091
Parent PeakChañi -24.0629,-65.7456
Dominance Classmountain subrange
DEM Avg. Altitude5144
TitleHighest of Sierra Alta
Argentina CityTilcara, Huacalera
Argentina ProvinceJujuy
Argentina Protection AreaPatrimonio Mundial Cultural de la Humanidad Quebrada de Humahuaca
Mountain Range Level 1Argentine Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Cordillera Oriental Argentina
Mountain Range Level 3Puna de Atacama
Mountain Range Level 4Sierra Alta

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