Ulta / Poroquingua 5875m

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Ulta (also called Poroquingua) is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 5875 metres. Ulta 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 Asuncion and Carhuaz. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Peruvian cities of Chacas and Shilla.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5756m), TanDEM-X(5405m), , Ulta is about 5875 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2622 meters. Ulta is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 44.63%.

NameUlta / Poroquingua
Dominance %44.63%
Key Lat/Lon-9.17027,-77.5308
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakHualcan / Rajopaquinan -9.20275,-77.5191
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude5756
First Ascent infoKurt Bogner and Günther Kämpfe(Germany) and Richard Hechtel and Donald Liska (USA) - 08/07/1961
First Ascent SourceBOOK: The Swabian Andean Expedition AUTHOR: Richard Hechtel DATE: 1961 / JOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1962
Peru CityChacas, Shilla
Peru ProvinceAsuncion, Carhuaz
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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