Key Col for Ras Dashen

Col Elevation: 553 meters, 1814 feet

Key Col for:Ras Dashen  (4543 m/14,905 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)2° 58' 24'' N, 36° 43' 54'' E
2.973367, 36.731604 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 3990 m/13,091 ft
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Castle Hill
Prominence Parent: Kilimanjaro
Island Parent: Kilimanjaro
Ridgewalk Distance:3434.92 km/2134.36 mi

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RangesContinent: Africa
Range2: Ethiopian Highlands
Range3: Southern Ethiopian Highlands
Ridges/DividesAfrica-Middle East Continental Divide
Drainage Basins
Lake Turkana
East Africa Lake Basins
Internal Drainage-Africa
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Chalbi Desert
East Africa Lake Basins
Internal Drainage-Africa
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Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Ras Dashen 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: Ras DashenEthiopia45433990    
(Ridge Junction)     2.572.57
(Unnamed Col) 3730   3.746.31
Kidis YaredEthiopia4435705  4.4210.73
(Unnamed Col) 4220   6.9717.7
Silki EastEthiopia4412192  0.3818.08
(Unnamed Col) 4152   0.918.98
SilkiEthiopia4420268  0.919.89
(Unnamed Col) 4140   2.4622.35
Beroch WuhaEthiopia4272132  0.9823.34
Arkwasiye Pass 3630   2.6826.02
(Ridge Junction)     5.5431.56
(Unnamed Col) 3600   4.1635.72
InatyeEthiopia4070470  3.0938.81
(Ridge Junction)     1.2940.1
(Unnamed Col) 2209   238.81278.91
(Ridge Junction)     60.53339.44
(Unnamed Col) 2610   46.69386.13
(Ridge Junction)     134.01520.15
(Unnamed Col) 2351 Africa-Middle East Continental DivideLac Assal/Nile174.53694.68
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideLac Assal/Nile31.22725.89
(Unnamed Col) 2357 Africa-Middle East Continental DivideLac Assal/Nile629.81355.69
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideLac Assal/Nile52.521408.21
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideLac Assal/Lake Turkana114.91523.12
GurageEthiopia36111254Africa-Middle East Continental DivideLac Assal/Lake Turkana2.551525.66
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideLac Assal/Lake Turkana3.41529.06
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideLac Assal/Lake Turkana306.761835.82
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideJubba/Lake Turkana355.872191.69
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col) 553 Africa-Middle East Continental DivideLake Turkana/Chalbi Desert510.822702.51
Mount Ng'iroKenya28481501Africa-Middle East Continental DivideLake Turkana/Chalbi Desert150.142852.65
(Unnamed Col) 1347 Africa-Middle East Continental DivideLake Turkana/Chalbi Desert29.52882.16
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideLake Turkana/Chalbi Desert49.122931.28
(Ridge Junction)   Africa-Middle East Continental DivideJubba/Lake Turkana319.653250.93
(Ridge Junction)    Jubba/Lake Natron78.473329.4
(Unnamed Col) 1920  Jubba/Tana60.273389.67
LINE PARENT: Castle HillKenya461050 Jubba/Tana45.253434.92
PROM PARENT: KilimanjaroTanzania58955885    
ISLAND PARENT: KilimanjaroTanzania58955885    

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