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Volcán Pichincha-Rucu, Ecuador


Prominence: 320 m, 1050 ft

Elevation: 4680+ meters, 15,354+ feet


Approx. Isolation: 3.99 km, 2.48 mi
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 4680 - 4720 m
    (40-meter closed contour)
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)0° 9' 46'' S; 78° 34' 0'' W
-0.162872, -78.5667 (Dec Deg)
770846E 9981981N Zone 17 (UTM)
CountryEcuador
State/ProvincePichincha
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     Guagua/Rucu Pichincha at SummitPost.org

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2007-07 by J Mitchell (Unsuccessful)
     2009-05-19 by Arne Schussler (Unsuccessful)
     2011-04-08 by Arne Schussler (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2012-06-25 by Rob Anthony
     2013-03-18 by Stephen Hulse
     2013-04-18 by Monty VanderBilt (GPS Track)
     2013-06-17 by Paul Brossier (GPS Track)
     2013-06-26 by Paul Brossier (GPS Track)
     2013-11-30 by Gustav Sexauer
     2013-11-30 by Janos Arnosky
     2014-01-20 by Winnette Butler

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Rucu Pichincha on a crystal-clear equatorial day. Photo by Paul Brossier.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 320 m/1050 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 400 m/1312 ft
  Key Col: 4360 m/14,304 ft
Isolation3.99 km/2.48 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Volcán Pichincha  (WSW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Ecuador Andes
Range4: Cordillera Occidental (Ecuador)
Drainage BasinsMinor Streams of Western South America
Pacific Ocean
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Other Photos

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Guagua Pichincha as seen from Rucu Pichincha (2013-06-16). Photo by Paul Brossier.
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