East-Central Brazilian Highlands

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointPico da Bandeira (2891 m/9485 ft)
States/ProvincesBahia (49%), Minas Gerais (41%), Espírito Santo (6%), Sergipe (3%), Rio de Janeiro (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area793,750 sq km / 306,467 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,503 km / 934 mi North-South
1,385 km / 861 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long15° 20' S; 41° 38' W
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Map of East-Central Brazilian 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 East-Central Brazilian Highlands.
Brazilian HighlandsLevel 2 (Parent)
         LlanosLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Amazon BasinLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Mato GrossoLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Brazilian HighlandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Northeast BrazilLevel 3 (Sibling)
         East-Central Brazilian HighlandsLevel 3
         Southern Brazilian HighlandsLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the East-Central Brazilian Highlands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Pico da Bandeira28919485 
2.Pico do Calçado28499347 
3.Pico do Cristal27699085 
4.Morro da Cruz do Negro26588720 
5.Pedra Roxa26498691 
6.Pico do Tesouro26208596 
7.Pico do Tesourinho25848478 
8.Pico do Sol20706791 
9.Serra do Barbado20336670 
10.Pico das Almas19586424 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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