Pomerape / Pomerata 6282m

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Pomerape (also called Pomerata) is a mountain massif at the border of Chile and Bolivia with an elevation of 6282 metres. Pomerape is within the following mountain ranges: Bolivian Andes, Chilean Andes, Cordillera Occidental de Bolivia, Puna de Atacama. Its territory is within the Chilean protection area of Lauca National Park, Bolivian protection area of Sajama National Park. It is on the border of 2 provinces: Chilean province of Parinacota; Bolivian province of Sajama. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Chilean city of Putre; Bolivian city of Curahuara de Carangas.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM (6251m), ASTER (6234m), ALOS (6260m), SRTM filled with ASTER (6251m), TanDEM-X(6290m), and also a handheld GPS survey by Maximo Kausch on 08/2002 (no data meters), Pomerape is about 6282 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 5348 meters so its prominence is 934 meters. Pomerape is listed as mountain massif, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 14.87%.

NamePomerape / Pomerata
Dominance %14.87%
Key Lat/Lon-18.1403,-69.1411
Key Col Alt5348
Parent PeakParinacota -18.1661,-69.142
Dominance Classmountain massif
DEM Avg. Altitude6251
Maximo Kausch datano data
IGM Chile6282
First Ascent infoEdmundo Garcia, René Zalles (Bolivia) - 01/04/1946
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Le Ande AUTHOR: Fantin / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) AUTHOR: Evelio Echeverría DATE: 1963 PAGE: 428
First Ascent NotesSergio Kunstmann and Claudio Meier claim first ascent 11-10-1964 (AAJ 1966, page 183). Probably they did not know about previous ascents - Research by Guillermo Almaraz
CountryChile / Bolivia
Chile CityPutre
Chile ProvinceParinacota
Chile RegionArica y Parinacota
Chile Protection AreaLauca National Park
Bolivia CityCurahuara de Carangas
Bolivia ProvinceSajama
Bolivia DepartmentOruro
Mountain Range Level 1Bolivian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Chilean Andes
Mountain Range Level 3Cordillera Occidental de Bolivia
Mountain Range Level 4Puna de Atacama

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