Urus 5405m

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Urus is a mountain sub-system in Peru with an elevation of 5405 metres. Urus 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 Huaraz and Carhuaz. Its slopes are within 2 cities: Peruvian cities of Tarica and San Miguel De Aco.

Based on the elevation provided by the available Digital elevation models, SRTM filled with ASTER (5405m), TanDEM-X(5379m), , Urus is about 5405 meters above sea level.The height of the nearest key col is 3253 meters so its prominence is 2152 meters. Urus is listed as mountain sub-system, based on the Dominance system and its dominance is 39.81%.

Dominance %39.81%
Key Lat/Lon-9.35346,-77.4251
Key Col Alt3253
Parent PeakChinchey / Rurichinchay / Rurichichay -9.3826,-77.3301
Dominance Classmountain sub-system
DEM Avg. Altitude5405
First Ascent infoAlberto Morales Arnao, Cesar Morales Arnao (Peru) - 03/04/1954
First Ascent SourceJOURNAL: AAJ (American Alpine Journal) DATE: 1955 PAGE: http://publications.americanalpineclub.org/articles/12195517300/South-America-Peru-Andes
Peru CityTarica, San Miguel De Aco
Peru ProvinceHuaraz, 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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