Mount Shimbiris

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Shimbiris
Shimbiris is located in Somalia
Shimbiris
Shimbiris
Location of Shimbiris in Somalia
Elevation 2,460 m (8,070 ft)[1]
Prominence 1,495 m (4,905 ft)[1]
Listing Country high point
Location
Location Somalia
Range Ogo Mountains
Coordinates 10°44′09″N 47°14′42″E / 10.73583°N 47.24500°E / 10.73583; 47.24500Coordinates: 10°44′09″N 47°14′42″E / 10.73583°N 47.24500°E / 10.73583; 47.24500

Mount Shimbiris, also known as Mount Surud Cad,[2] is the highest peak in Somalia.[1] It sits at an altitude of 2,460 metres (8,071 ft) above sea level.[3] It is located in the Al Madow mountain range in northern Somalia, in the Sanaag region. SRTM data shows that its often quoted elevation of 2,416m is slightly low.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d List of African ultras on Peaklist.org – Somalia footnote SRTM value of 2,460 m elevation. Prominence figure is based on this elevation. Retrieved 27 September 2011
  2. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica Online, s. v. "Mount Surud Cad", accessed May 07, 2012, http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/575423/Mount-Surud-Cad.
  3. ^ "Al-Madow Mountain Forest". SATG. Retrieved 15 May 2014. 

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