Jatunllacsa / Pongos 5603m

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Jatunllacsa (also called Pongos) is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 5603 metres. Jatunllacsa is within the following mountain ranges: Peruvian Andes, Cordillera Occidental de Peru, Cordillera Blanca. Its territory is within the Peruvian protection area of Huascarán National Park. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Peruvian provinces of Recuay and Huari. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Peruvian cities of Catac and Chavin De Huantar.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5603m), TanDEM-X(5526m), , Jatunllacsa is about 5603 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2350 meters. Jatunllacsa is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 41.94%.

NameJatunllacsa / Pongos
Dominance %41.94%
Key Lat/Lon-9.79642,-77.2419
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakMurrorajo / Mururaju -9.80724,-77.2444
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude5603
First Ascent infoLionel Terray, T. de Booy, G. Egeler (France) - 10/06/1952
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Le Ande AUTHOR: Mario Fantin DATE: 1979 PAGE: 77 / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1965
Peru CityCatac, Chavin De Huantar
Peru ProvinceRecuay, Huari
Peru DepartmentAncash
Peru Protection AreaHuascarán National Park
Mountain Range Level 1Peruvian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Cordillera Occidental de Peru
Mountain Range Level 3Cordillera Blanca

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