Cerro Avispa

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Cerro Avispa
Cerro Avispa is located in Venezuela
Cerro Avispa
Cerro Avispa
Location in Venezuela
Highest point
Elevation 1,600 m (5,200 ft) [1]
Coordinates 01°20′10″N 65°52′44″W / 1.33611°N 65.87889°W / 1.33611; -65.87889Coordinates: 01°20′10″N 65°52′44″W / 1.33611°N 65.87889°W / 1.33611; -65.87889
Location Amazonas, Venezuela

Cerro Avispa is a tepui in Amazonas state, Venezuela.[1] Part of the Neblina–Aracamuni Massif, it lies south of Cerro Aracamuni (with which it shares a common slope area) and north of Cerro de la Neblina. Cerro Avispa and Cerro Aracamuni have a combined summit area of 238 km2 (92 sq mi) and an estimated combined slope area of 658 km2 (254 sq mi).[1] Both of these cerro-plateaus have a maximum elevation of around 1,600 metres (5,200 ft).[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d 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.