Jebel Shams, Oman

Prominence: 2818 m, 9246 ft

Elevation: 3018 meters, 9902 feet

True Isolation: 522.43 km, 324.62 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)23° 14' 19'' N, 57° 15' 47'' E
23.238549, 57.262955 (Dec Deg)
526901 E 2569952 N, Zone 40 (UTM)
CountryOman (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Jebel Shams:
     World Country High Points (Rank #65)
     Asia Range3 High Points (Rank #64)
     Asia Country High Points (Rank #23)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #173)
     Middle East Country High Points (Rank #6)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #61)
     Asia UN Member High Points (Rank #22)
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #220)
     Asia Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #50)
     Ultras of Asia (Rank #57)
     Ultras of the Middle East (Rank #6)
     Ultras of Anatolia, Levant, and Arabia (Rank #3)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 20
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 19)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-09-30 by Lyngve Skrede
     2016-11-29 by Richard Mclellan (GPS Track)
     2016-11-29 by Denise Mclellan
     2018-03-06 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)

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Summit of Jebel Shams with military installations (2011-09-30). Photo by Lars Holme.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2818 m/9246 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2818 m/9246 ft
  Key Col: 200 m/656 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 522.43 km/324.62 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 27.8817, 56.3533
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Kuh-e Fareghan  (N)
RangesContinent: Asia
Range2: Arabian Peninsula
Range3: Southeast Arabia (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsArabia Internal Drainage
Internal Drainage-Eurasia
Worldwide Internal Drainage
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data
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Other Photos

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Jebel Shams from the S (2016-11-29). Photo by Richard Mclellan.
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