Paccharaju / Rocotuyo 5710m

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Paccharaju (also called Rocotuyo) is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 5710 metres. Paccharaju 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 Carhuaz and Asuncion. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Peruvian cities of Marcara and Chacas.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (5691m), SRTM filled with ASTER (5699m), TanDEM-X(5404m), , Paccharaju is about 5710 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2457 meters. Paccharaju is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 43.03%.

NamePaccharaju / Rocotuyo
Dominance %43.03%
Key Lat/Lon-9.2652,-77.455
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakHualcan / Rajopaquinan -9.20275,-77.5191
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude5699
First Ascent infoUSA - 04/07/1962
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Mountaineering in the Andes AUTHOR: Jill Neate DATE: 1994 PAGE: 12
Peru CityMarcara, Chacas
Peru ProvinceCarhuaz, Asuncion
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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