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Key Col for Volcán Popocatépetl

Col Elevation: 2380- meters, 7808- feet

Key Col for:Volcán Popocatépetl  (5400 m/17,717 ft)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2380 - 2400 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)19° 35' 26'' N; 97° 16' 5'' W
19.59057, -97.268081 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 3020 m/9909 ft
Optimistic: 3060 m/10,041 ft
Average: 3040 m/9975 ft
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Pico de Orizaba
Prominence Parent: Pico de Orizaba
Island Parent: Pico de Orizaba
Ridgewalk Distance:378.49 km/235.18 mi
CountryMexico
State/ProvinceVeracruz
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Central Mexican Ranges
Range3: Cordillera Neovolcanica
Range4: Eastern Neovolcanica
Ridges/DividesContinental Divide of N.A.
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean

Rio Salado
Internal Drainage-N.A.
Worldwide Internal Drainage


Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Volcán Popocatépetl 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: Volcán PopocatépetlMexico-Mex/Mor/Pue54003020    
(Ridge Junction)     44
Paso de Cortés 3680 Continental Divide of N.A.Balsas/Valley of Mexico3.967.96
Iztaccíhuatl-Los PiesMexico-Pue/Mex4700160Continental Divide of N.A.Balsas/Valley of Mexico8.2316.19
(Unnamed Col) 4540  Balsas/Valley of Mexico0.5816.78
Iztaccíhuatl-Las RodillasMexico-Pue/Mex51000 Balsas/Valley of Mexico2.5419.32
(Unnamed Col) 5100  Balsas/Valley of Mexico0.2519.57
Volcán IztaccíhuatlMexico-Pue/Mex52201540 Balsas/Valley of Mexico1.2920.85
El Cuello 4900  Balsas/Valley of Mexico0.621.46
Iztaccíhuatl-CabezaMexico-Pue/Mex5080180 Balsas/Valley of Mexico0.3221.77
(Unnamed Col) 4520 Continental Divide of N.A.Balsas/Valley of Mexico1.0822.86
Izta NorteMexico-Pue4660140Continental Divide of N.A.Balsas/Valley of Mexico0.323.15
(Unnamed Col) 2520 Continental Divide of N.A.Balsas/Valley of Mexico83.56106.71
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Balsas/Valley of Mexico21.26127.98
Cerro el RosarioMexico-Pue3400 Continental Divide of N.A.Gulf of Mexico/Balsas0.11128.09
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Gulf of Mexico/Balsas53.26181.35
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col) 2380 Continental Divide of N.A.Gulf of Mexico/Rio Salado116.38297.74
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Gulf of Mexico/Rio Salado20.1317.84
San Juan Aguceuelas 2880 Continental Divide of N.A.Gulf of Mexico/Rio Salado11.25329.08
LINE PARENT: Pico de OrizabaMexico-Pue/Ver56364922Continental Divide of N.A.Gulf of Mexico/Rio Salado49.44378.52
PROM PARENT: Pico de OrizabaMexico-Pue/Ver56364922    
ISLAND PARENT: Pico de OrizabaMexico-Pue/Ver56364922    


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