Key Col for Volcán Chimborazo

Col Elevation: 2145 meters, 7037 feet

Key Col for:Volcán Chimborazo  (6267 m/20,561 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)5° 50' 27'' S, 79° 30' 19'' W
-5.840787, -79.505344 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 4122 m/13,524 ft
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Nevado Huandoy
Ridgewalk Distance:1765.8 km/1097.22 mi

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RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Coastal South America
Range3: Coastal Northwest South America

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Volcán Chimborazo to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointLocationElev-mProm-mRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-kmCumulative-km
START: Volcán ChimborazoEcuador62674122    
(Ridge Junction)     2.342.34
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Guayas5.88.14
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Guayas4.0512.2
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Guayas19.1531.34
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Guayas7.6939.03
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Guayas160.32199.36
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Minor Streams of Western South America/Amazon400.5599.86
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Catamayo275.01874.87
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col) 2145 Continental Divide of N.A.Minor Streams of Western South America/Amazon140.531015.4
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Minor Streams of Western South America/Amazon87.241102.64
Cerro ChoicopicoPeru410051Continental Divide of N.A.Minor Streams of Western South America/Amazon7.691110.33
(Ridge Junction)    Minor Streams of Western South America/Amazon26.881137.21
Huambos 2292 Continental Divide of N.A.Minor Streams of Western South America/Amazon41.781178.99
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Minor Streams of Western South America/Amazon324.711503.7
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa197.451701.15
(Unnamed Col) 4226 Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa6.091707.24
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa23.431730.67
Yanacon 4610 Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa2.31732.97
Nevado PucajircaPeru6046846Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa3.681736.65
(Unnamed Col) 5700 Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa0.691737.35
Pucajirca CentralPeru6014314Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa0.751738.1
(Unnamed Col) 5700 Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa0.91739
Pucajirca OestePeru6039339Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa0.431739.43
(Unnamed Col) 5650 Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa1.41740.82
RinríjircaPeru5810160Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa0.391741.21
(Unnamed Col) 5300 Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa1.551742.76
TaullirajuPeru5830530Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa1.711744.47
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa0.831745.3
Punta Unión 4750 Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa1.511746.81
Nevado Parón GrandePeru5600100Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa7.181753.99
(Unnamed Col) 5500 Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa0.811754.8
Piramide de GarcilasoPeru5885385Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa1.571756.37
(Unnamed Col) 5500 Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa0.621756.99
Nevado ChacrarajuPeru6108758Continental Divide of N.A.Amazon/Santa1.541758.54
(Unnamed Col) 5450   1.011759.55
Nevado PiscoPeru5752302  1.881761.43
(Unnamed Col) 5350   1.361762.79
LINE PARENT: Nevado HuandoyPeru63951628  3.021765.8
PROM PARENT:  (Unnamed Col)       

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