Guiana Highlands

Range TypeHighland or plateau
Highest PointPico da Neblina (2995 m/9826 ft)
CountriesBrazil (50%), Venezuela (25%), Guyana (12%), Suriname (8%), French Guiana (5%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area1,776,046 sq km / 685,732 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,354 km / 842 mi North-South
1,998 km / 1,241 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long2° 38' N; 58° 52' W
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Map of Guiana Highlands
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Guiana Highlands.
South AmericaLevel 1 (Parent)
         Coastal South AmericaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         AndesLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Guiana HighlandsLevel 2
                 La Gran SabanaLevel 3 (Child)
                 Western Guiana HighlandsLevel 3 (Child)
                 Southern Guiana HighlandsLevel 3 (Child)
                 Eastern Guiana HighlandsLevel 3 (Child)
         Brazilian HighlandsLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Southeast South AmericaLevel 2 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Guiana Highlands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange3
1.Pico da Neblina29959826Southern Guiana Highlands
2.Pico 31 de Março29749757Southern Guiana Highlands
3.Cerro Marahuaca28329291Western Guiana Highlands
4.Monte Roraima28109219La Gran Sabana
5.Ilú-tepuí27779111La Gran Sabana
6.Chimata Tepuy26758776La Gran Sabana
7.Kukenan-tepuí26508694La Gran Sabana
8.Aprada-tepuí26368648La Gran Sabana
9.Tramen-tepuí26208596La Gran Sabana
10.Pico do Cadorna25968517Southern Guiana Highlands
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange3
1.Pico da Neblina29959826Southern Guiana Highlands
2.Cerro Marahuaca28329291Western Guiana Highlands
3.Monte Roraima28109219La Gran Sabana
4.Julianatop12304035Eastern Guiana Highlands

Photos of Peaks in the Guiana Highlands

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Kukenan Tepui Photo by Scott Patterson.
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