Roque de los Muchachos, Spain

Prominence: 2426 m, 7959 ft

Elevation: 2426 meters, 7959 feet

Approx. Isolation: 131.22 km, 81.54 mi
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)28° 45' 15'' N; 17° 53' 5'' W
28.75422, -17.884772 (Dec Deg)
218297E 3184169N Zone 28 (UTM)
State/ProvinceIslas Canarias
County/Second Level RegionSanta Cruz de Tenerife

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     Spain/Portugal Peaks with 600 m of Prominence (Rank #4)
     Africa Island High Points above 1000 meters (Rank #7)
     World Island High Points
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #243)
     World Island High Points above 2000 meters (Rank #45)
     Pre-1815 World Island High Points above 2000m [Historic] (Rank #45)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-03-13 by Rob Woodall
     2014-02-22 by Ken Whyte
     2015-03-04 by Charles Everett

View ascents of peak by registered members (8 total)

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Roque de los Muchachos Observatory as viewed from the summit (2015-01-19). Photo by Malek Belhadj.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 2426 m/7959 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2426 m/7959 ft
  Key Col: Atlantic Ocean    0 m/0 ft
Isolation131.22 km/81.54 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Pico Viejo  (ESE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: Africa
Range2: Mid-Atlantic Islands
Range3: North Atlantic Islands
Range4: Canary Islands
Drainage BasinsIslands-Atlantic-Africa
Atlantic Ocean
IslandLa Palma (Highest Point)
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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