Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointPico Cristóbal Colón (5730 m/18,799 ft)
States/ProvincesMagdalena (61%), Cesar (21%), La Guajira (18%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area38,505 sq km / 14,867 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent384 km / 238 mi North-South
274 km / 170 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long10° 17' N; 73° 44' W
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Map of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta.
North Colombia CoastLevel 3 (Parent)
         Perija-GuajiraLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Sierra Nevada de Santa MartaLevel 4
         North Central ColombiaLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Pico Cristóbal Colón573018,799 
2.Pico Bolívar572518,783 
3.La Reina545017,881 
4.Pico Ojeda529017,356 
5.Pico Guardían528617,343 
6.Pico Tulio Ospino525017,224 
7.Cuchilla San Lorenzo28669403 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

Pico Cristóbal Colón
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Pico Cristobal Colon as seen from the col directly north of the mountain (2015-12-12). Photo by Petter Bjørstad.
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