Western Guiana Highlands

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointCerro Marahuaca (2832 m/9291 ft)
CountriesVenezuela (99%), Brazil (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesAmazonas (55%), Bolívar (43%), Roraima (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area159,839 sq km / 61,714 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent581 km / 361 mi North-South
437 km / 272 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long5° 18' N; 65° 53' W
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Map of Western Guiana Highlands
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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 Western Guiana Highlands.
Guiana HighlandsLevel 2 (Parent)
         La Gran SabanaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Western Guiana HighlandsLevel 3
         Southern Guiana HighlandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Eastern Guiana HighlandsLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Western Guiana Highlands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Cerro Marahuaca28329291 
2.Cerro Guanay23927848 
3.Cerro Jaua23827815 
4.Cerro Yacolo23797805 
5.Sierra Maigualida23507710 
6.Cerro Campanero22867500 
7.Cerro Yaví22517385 
8.Cerro Cerbatana20806824 
9.Cero Raya20706791 
10.Cerro Ovana19786490 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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