Pão de Açúcar, Brazil

Prominence: 376 m, 1233 ft

Elevation: 396 meters, 1299 feet

Approx. Isolation: 5.48 km, 3.41 mi
Peak TypeFamous Peak, but not High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)22° 56' 58'' S; 43° 9' 24'' W
-22.949368, -43.156587 (Dec Deg)
689009E 7460899N Zone 23 (UTM)
State/ProvinceRio de Janeiro

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Lists that contain Pão de Açúcar:
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1987-01-12 by Ben Lostracco
     2009-08-13 by Matthias Ihl (Unsuccessful)
     2015-01-29 by Ida Vincent
     2016-01-25 by Denise Mclellan

View ascents of peak by registered members (15 total)

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The famous "sugarloaf" that guards the exceptionally scenic harbor of Rio de Janeiro is one of the most recognizable and photographed peaks in the world.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 376 m/1233 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 396 m/1298 ft
  Key Col: 20 m/66 ft
Isolation5.48 km/3.41 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Morro do Corcovado  (W)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: South America
Range2: Brazilian Highlands
Range3: Southern Brazilian Highlands
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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