Cerro de Los Inocentes

Cerro de Los Inocentes (meaning "Hill of the Innocents" in Spanish) is the highest mountain in the Juan Fernández Islands, Valparaíso Region, Chile.[1] It is a nesting ground for the Stejneger's petrel.[2]

Cerro de Los Inocentes
Cerro de Los Inocentes is located in Chile
Cerro de Los Inocentes
Cerro de Los Inocentes
Highest point
Elevation1,268 m (4,160 ft)[1]
Coordinates33°45′51″S 80°48′30″W / 33.76417°S 80.80833°W / -33.76417; -80.80833Coordinates: 33°45′51″S 80°48′30″W / 33.76417°S 80.80833°W / -33.76417; -80.80833[1]
Geography
LocationAlejandro Selkirk Island, Chile
Climbing
First ascentunknown

GeographyEdit

This 1,268 m (4,160 ft) high peak rises above the western shore of Alejandro Selkirk Island, the largest and the westernmost island of the Juan Fernández Archipelago.[1] The mountain is smooth at the top with a cliff dropping steeply to the waters of the Pacific Ocean off its southwestern face.[1]

Some sources give higher elevations ranging from about 1,400 m (4,600 ft) to more than 1,600 m (5,200 ft).[3][4]

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