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Volcán Cayambe, Ecuador


Prominence: 2075 m, 6808 ft

Elevation: 5790 meters, 18,996 feet


Approx. Isolation: 92.68 km, 57.59 mi
Alternate Name(s)Nevado Cayembe
SubpeaksCayambe-Equator Highpoint (4680 m/15,354 ft)
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)0° 1' 31'' N; 77° 59' 20'' W
0.02515, -77.988983 (Dec Deg)
167249E 2784N Zone 18 (UTM)
CountryEcuador
State/ProvincePichincha (Highest Point)
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     Ecuador Province High Points (Rank #3)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #105)
     Octant High Points (Rank #6)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2006-06-11 by Sebastien Gerard
     2008-12-19 by Adam Helman
     2008-12-19 by Petter Bjørstad
     2008-12-19 by Rob Woodall
     2009-12-24 by Jeffrey Pinger (Unsuccessful)
     2013-06-23 by Paul Brossier (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (32 total)

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The highest point on the Earth's equator is located on the south slope of this large and famous volcano.

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Volcan Cayambe from the refugio (2009-11-12). Photo by Ken Jones.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2075 m/6808 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2075 m/6808 ft
  Key Col: 3715 m/12,188 ft
Isolation92.68 km/57.59 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Volcán Cotopaxi  (SSW)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Ecuador Andes
Range4: Cordillera Oriental (Ecuador)
Drainage Basins
Amazon
Atlantic Ocean
Minor Streams of Western South America
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve (Highest Point)
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Other Photos

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Cayambe and its icecap at nighttime (2011-01-05). Photo by Paul Brossier.
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Cayambe rises above the houses and wires of its namesake village (2013-06-22). Photo by Paul Brossier.
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