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El Alto

Col Elevation: 1545 meters, 5069 feet

Key Col for:Volcán Irazú  (3432 m/11,260 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)9° 53' 52'' N, 83° 56' 37'' W
9.897665, -83.943575 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 1887 m/6191 ft
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Cerro Chirripó
Prominence Parent: Cerro Chirripó
Island Parent: Cerro Chirripó
Ridgewalk Distance:124.71 km/77.49 mi
CountryCosta Rica
State/ProvinceCartago
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Central America Ranges
Range3: Costa Rica-Panama Ranges
Drainage BasinsMinor Streams of Central America/Mexico
Pacific Ocean


Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Volcán Irazú 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 PointElev-mProm-mRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-kmCumulative-km
START: Volcán Irazú34321887 Caribbean Sea/San Juan [Nic/C.R.]  
(Ridge Junction)   Caribbean Sea/San Juan [Nic/C.R.]0.610.61
(Ridge Junction)   Caribbean Sea/San Juan [Nic/C.R.]4.024.63
KEY COL: El Alto1545 Continental Divide of N.A.Caribbean Sea/Minor Streams of Central America/Mexico10.1114.74
(Ridge Junction)  Continental Divide of N.A.Caribbean Sea/Minor Streams of Central America/Mexico7.0921.83
(Ridge Junction)  Continental Divide of N.A.Caribbean Sea/Minor Streams of Central America/Mexico7.6429.48
(Ridge Junction)  Continental Divide of N.A.Caribbean Sea/Minor Streams of Central America/Mexico7.6137.08
Vueltas Trig3156 Continental Divide of N.A.Caribbean Sea/Minor Streams of Central America/Mexico33.5970.67
Cerro Sákira341797Continental Divide of N.A.Caribbean Sea/Minor Streams of Central America/Mexico12.2482.91
(Unnamed Col)3380 Continental Divide of N.A.Caribbean Sea/Minor Streams of Central America/Mexico0.2983.2
Cerro Sábila341131Continental Divide of N.A.Caribbean Sea/Minor Streams of Central America/Mexico0.2583.45
(Unnamed Col)3320 Continental Divide of N.A.Caribbean Sea/Minor Streams of Central America/Mexico0.9684.41
Cerro Asunción339656Continental Divide of N.A.Caribbean Sea/Minor Streams of Central America/Mexico0.8285.23
(Unnamed Col)3340 Continental Divide of N.A.Caribbean Sea/Minor Streams of Central America/Mexico0.3785.6
(Ridge Junction)  Continental Divide of N.A.Caribbean Sea/Minor Streams of Central America/Mexico1.4387.03
LINE PARENT: Cerro Chirripó38193755Continental Divide of N.A.Caribbean Sea/Minor Streams of Central America/Mexico37.68124.71
PROM PARENT: Cerro Chirripó38193755    
ISLAND PARENT: Cerro Chirripó38193755    


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