Nudo de Pasco, Peru

Prominence: 167 m, 548 ft

Elevation: 4850+ meters, 15,912+ feet

True Isolation: 1.29 km, 0.8 mi
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4850 - 4900 m
    (50-meter closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)10° 27' 21'' S, 76° 1' 54'' W
-10.45583, -76.031599 (Dec Deg)
387097 E 8844004 N, Zone 18 (UTM)

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This is the triple-divide point between the drainages of the following three rivers:

  • Huallaga -> Marañón -> Amazon
  • Mantaro -> Ene -> Tambo -> Ucayali -> Amazon
  • Pachitea -> Ucayali -> Amazon

The name means "Knot of Pasco" and it is considered a place where the parallel ranges of the Peruvian Andes (Western, Central, and Eastern) are joined together in one place.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 167 m/548 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 217 m/712 ft
  Line Parent: Cerro Huamanripayoc
  Key Col: 4683 m/15,364 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.29 km/0.8 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: -10.4442, -76.0317
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cerro Huamanripayoc  (N)
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Peruvian Andes
Range4: Cordillera Central (Peru)
Drainage BasinsAmazon
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:100,000 Topographic Survey Map

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