Ilú–Tramen Massif

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Ilú–Tramen Massif
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Tramen- and Ilú-tepuis (left) and Karaurín-tepui
Elevation 2,700 m (8,900 ft)[1]
Location
Ilú–Tramen Massif is located in Venezuela
Ilú–Tramen Massif
Ilú–Tramen Massif
Location in Venezuela
Location Bolívar, Venezuela
Coordinates 05°24′18″N 61°00′20″W / 5.40500°N 61.00556°W / 5.40500; -61.00556Coordinates: 05°24′18″N 61°00′20″W / 5.40500°N 61.00556°W / 5.40500; -61.00556

The Ilú–Tramen Massif is a tepui massif in Bolívar state, Venezuela.[1] It forms part of the Eastern Tepuis chain and comprises two major plateaus: the larger Ilú-tepui (also spelled Uru) to the south and Tramen-tepui to the north. With a maximum elevation of around 2,700 metres (8,900 ft), Ilú-tepui is the taller of the two peaks. Both tepuis have open, rocky summit plateaus, with a combined summit area of 5.63 km2 (2.17 sq mi). They lie just north of Karaurín-tepui.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Huber, O. (1995). Geographical and physical features. In: P.E. Berry, B.K. Holst & K. Yatskievych (eds.) Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Volume 1. Introduction. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. pp. 1–61.

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