Montanha do Pico, Portugal

Prominence: 2351 m, 7713 ft

Elevation: 2351 meters, 7713 feet

True Isolation: 1451.28 km, 901.78 mi
Alternate Name(s)Pico; Pico Alto
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)38° 28' 7'' N, 28° 23' 57'' W
38.468642, -28.399298 (Dec Deg)
377929 E 4258741 N, Zone 26 (UTM)
CountryPortugal (Highest Point)
State/ProvinceAçores (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Montanha do Pico:
     World Peaks with 1000 km of Isolation (Rank #50)
     Europe UN Member High Points (Rank #24)
     Europe High Points - Inclusive Grab Bag (Rank #27)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #21)
     Europe Country Most Prominent Peaks (Rank #11)
     Most Isolated Peak of Europe Countries (Rank #5)
     UN Member State High Points (Rank #104)
     World Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #50)
     World Country High Points (Rank #111)
     World Island High Points above 2000 meters (Rank #48)
     Africa Country High Points (Rank #31)
     Ultras of the Atlantic/Arctic/Indian Oceans (Rank #9)
     Africa Island High Points above 1000 meters (Rank #9)
     Africa Peaks with 300 km of Isolation (Rank #17)
     Portugal District/Region High Points (Rank #1)
     Spain/Portugal Peaks with 600 m of Prominence (Rank #5)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 63
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 57)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2011-06-02 by Nick Down
     2014-04-19 by Rob Woodall (GPS Track)
     2014-08-31 by Brennan Connelly
     2014-10-08 by Lee Humphries
     2014-10-15 by Andrej Gerber
     2014-11-09 by Eric Gilbertson
     2015-06-12 by Mark McAllister
     2016-04-08 by Norbert Schaefer
     2016-08-27 by Matthias Ihl
     2017-08-29 by Michael Noel
     2018-04-26 by Urszula Jelen (GPS Track)
     2018-05-18 by Emma Svensson
     2018-05-30 by Tomoko Nakajima
     2018-08-11 by Denise Mclellan
     2019-07-19 by Freja Melefors
     2019-10-27 by Om Hoog

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Peak seen from Madelena harbour (2014-06-18). Photo by Lars Holme.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 2351 m/7713 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2351 m/7713 ft
  Key Col: Atlantic Ocean    0 m/0 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1451.28 km/901.78 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 28.755794, -17.887005
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Roque de los Muchachos  (SE)
RangesContinent: Africa
Range2: Mid-Atlantic Islands
Range3: North Atlantic Islands
Range4: Azores (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsAtlantic Mid-Ocean Islands
Atlantic Ocean
IslandPico (Highest Point)
Data SourceShuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) data
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Other Photos

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Summit of Portugal's highest mountain, Pico 2351m (2014-10-08). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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