Ruiz 5283m

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Ruiz is a mountain sub-system in Colombia with an elevation of 5283 metres. Ruiz is within the following mountain ranges: Colombian Andes, Andean Volcanic Belt (Northern Part), Central andes of Colombia. Its territory is within the Colombian protection area of Los Nevados National Park. It is located at the Colombian province of Tolima. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Colombian cities of Casabianca and Villahermosa.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5283m), TanDEM-X(5306m), , Ruiz is about 5283 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2030 meters. Ruiz is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 38.43%.

Dominance %38.43%
Key Lat/Lon4.47252,-75.555
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakHuila 2.92381,-76.0296
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude5283
First Ascent infoAugust Gansser (Italy) and Georges Cuenet (Switzerland) - 01/01/1936
First Ascent SourceBOOK: Le Ande AUTHOR: Mario Fantin DATE: 1979 PAGE: 69 / BOOK: Mountaineering in the Andes AUTHOR: Jill Neate DATE: 95 PAGE: 1994
First Ascent NotesThere is a controversial summit in 1929. The first documented ascent is on 1/1936
Colombia CityCasabianca, Villahermosa
Colombia ProvinceTolima
Colombia Protection AreaLos Nevados National Park
Mountain Range Level 1Colombian Andes
Mountain Range Level 2Andean Volcanic Belt (Northern Part)
Mountain Range Level 3Central andes of Colombia

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