Ras Dashen, Ethiopia

Prominence: 3997 m, 13114 ft

Elevation: 4550 meters, 14,928 feet

True Isolation: 1482.07 km, 920.92 mi
Alternate Name(s)ራስ ዳሸን; Ras Dejen; Ras Dashen Terara; Ras Dashan
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)13° 14' 13'' N, 38° 22' 6'' E
13.2368123, 38.36833477 (Dec Deg)
431566 E 1463410 N, Zone 37 (UTM)
CountryEthiopia (Highest Point)

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     Pre-1815 World Top 50 by Prominence [Historic] (Rank #24)
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-01-14 by Lars Holme
     2018-04-29 by Norbert Schaefer

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The eastern summit of Ras Dashen, as seen from the western summit (2009-05-01). Photo by Lars Holme.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 3997 m/13,114 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 3997 m/13,114 ft
  Key Col: 553 m/1814 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1482.07 km/920.92 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: -0.123576, 37.320628
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    Terere  (S)
RangesContinent: Africa
Range2: Ethiopian Highlands (Highest Point)
Range3: Northern Ethiopian Highlands (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsNile
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data
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