Huayna Potosí, Bolivia

Prominence: 1188 m, 3898 ft

Elevation: 6088 meters, 19,974 feet

Approx. Isolation: 43.4 km, 26.97 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)16° 15' 44'' S; 68° 9' 14'' W
-16.262355, -68.1539 (Dec Deg)
590409E 8201857N Zone 19 (UTM)
State/ProvinceLa Paz

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Lists that contain Huayna Potosí:
     Andes 6000-meter Peaks (Rank #75)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       The Andes: A Guide for Climbers (Biggar)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2005-05-12 by Sjoerd Antonise
     2008-12-04 by Sebastien Gerard
     2011-08-01 by Lyngve Skrede

View ascents of peak by registered members (33 total)

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Huayna Potosí as seen from the high plains north of La Paz (2013-07-30). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 1188 m/3898 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 1208 m/3963 ft
  Line Parent: Nevado de Chiaraco
  Key Col: 4900 m/16,076 ft
Isolation43.4 km/26.97 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Nevado de Chiaraco  (NW)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Andes
Range3: Bolivian Andes
Range4: Cordillera Oriental (Bolivia)
Range5: Cordillera Real
Drainage BasinsMadeira
Atlantic Ocean
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