Pucajirca is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 6046 metres. Pucajirca 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 Huaylas and Pomabamba. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Peruvian cities of Yuracmarca and Pomabamba.
Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM2 (5918m), SRTM Void Filled (5921m), TanDEM-X(5910m), , Pucajirca is about 6046 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2793 meters. Pucajirca is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 46.2%.
|Key Col Alt||3253|
|Parent Peak||Santa Cruz / Pucaraju -8.89384,-77.709|
|Dominance Class||mountain sub-system|
|DEM Avg. Altitude||VOID|
|First Ascent info||Nick Clinch and Andrew J. Kauffman (USA) - 14/07/1955|
|First Ascent Source||BOOK: Nevado Pucahirca AUTHOR: Harvey N. Platts / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1956|
|Peru City||Yuracmarca, Pomabamba|
|Peru Province||Huaylas, Pomabamba|
|Peru Protection Area||Huascarán National Park|
|Mountain Range Level 1||Peruvian Andes|
|Mountain Range Level 2||Cordillera Occidental de Peru|
|Mountain Range Level 3||Cordillera Blanca|