Volcán Chimborazo, Ecuador

Prominence: 4122 m, 13524 ft

Elevation: 6267 meters, 20,561 feet

True Isolation: 845.69 km, 525.49 mi
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)1° 28' 1'' S, 78° 49' 3'' W
-1.467064, -78.817499 (Dec Deg)
742838 E 9837727 N, Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryEcuador (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceChimborazo (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Volcán Chimborazo:
     Andes 6000-meter Peaks (Rank #37)
     World Peaks with 4000 meters of Prominence (Rank #17)
     World Country High Points (Rank #14)
     World Top 100 by Prominence (Rank #17)
     Ecuador Province High Points (Rank #1)
     World Top 50 by Prominence (Rank #17)
     South America Country High Points (Rank #5)
     Country High Points of the Americas (Rank #5)
     South America Range3 High Points (Rank #5)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #92)
     Peaks with Highest Ascent Quality Ratings (Rank #21)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #14)
     South America UN Member High Points (Rank #5)
     Pre-1815 World Top 50 by Prominence [Historic] (Rank #18)
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #114)
     South America Peaks with 200 km of Isolation (Rank #11)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       The Andes: A Guide for Climbers (Biggar)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2008-01-29 by Christian Rodriguez
     2008-01-29 by Christian Rodriguez
     2008-12-17 by Rob Woodall
     2008-12-17 by Petter Bjørstad
     2008-12-17 by Adam Helman (Unsuccessful)
     2011-02-23 by Dennis Uhlir
     2011-06-28 by Lyngve Skrede
     2013-02-07 by Jonathan Wunrow
     2013-08-15 by Rick Peterson
     2013-12-08 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2014-01-09 by Donovan Lynch (Unsuccessful)
     2015-02-25 by Jens Midthun
     2015-12-18 by Rakesh . (Unsuccessful)
     2016-01-11 by Tyler Smallwood
     2016-03-09 by Seán Caulfield (Unsuccessful)

View ascents of peak by registered members (65 total)

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 4122 m/13,524 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 4122 m/13,524 ft
  Line Parent: Nevado Huandoy
  Key Col: 2145 m/7037 ft
Isolation845.69 km/525.49 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Nevado Huandoy  (S)
Isolation Limit Point: 9° 1' 36'' S, 77° 39' 48'' W
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RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Ecuador Andes (Highest Point)
Range4: Cordillera Occidental (Ecuador) (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsAmazon
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Reserva de fauna Chimborazo (Highest Point)
First AscentJanuary 04, 1880
Jean Carrel
Louis Carrel
Edward Whymper (United Kingdom)
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map

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