Volcán Paricutín, Mexico


Elevation: 3300+ meters, 10,827+ feet

True Isolation: 5.4 km, 3.36 mi
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 3300 - 3320 m
    (20-meter closed contour)
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)19° 29' 38'' N, 102° 15' 9'' W
19.493874, -102.252555 (Dec Deg)
788391 E 2157784 N, Zone 13 (UTM)

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1999-02-06 by Ben Lostracco
     2016-02-16 by Andrew Rankine (GPS Track)

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The summit of Volcán Paricutín in Michoacan, Mexico; the world's youngest volcano and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World (2016-02-16). Photo by Andrew Rankine.
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Isolation5.4 km/3.36 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Cerro Tancítaro  (SW)
Isolation Limit Point: 19° 27' 3'' N, 102° 16' 36'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Central Mexican Ranges
Range3: Cordillera Neovolcanica
Range4: Western Neovolcanica
Drainage BasinsBalsas
Pacific Ocean
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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