Tuco / Tuku / Huanaco Punta 5450m

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Tuco (also called Tuku or Huanaco Punta) is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 5450 metres. Tuco 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 Bolognesi. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Peruvian cities of Catac and Aquia.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5450m), TanDEM-X(5460m), , Tuco is about 5450 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2197 meters. Tuco is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 40.31%.

NameTuco / Tuku / Huanaco Punta
Dominance %40.31%
Key Lat/Lon-9.94796,-77.2227
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakCaullaraju / Caullaraju Este -9.95878,-77.2344
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude5450
First Ascent infoEugenio Angeles, M. Angeles (Peru) and Domingos Giobbi (Brazil/Italy) - 23/07/1963
Peru CityCatac, Aquia
Peru ProvinceRecuay, Bolognesi
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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