Cerro Las Minas
|Cerro Las Minas|
|Montana de Celaque|
The Cordillera de Celaque
|Elevation||2,870 m (9,420 ft)|
|Prominence||2,069 m (6,788 ft) |
|Location||Lempira Department, Honduras|
|Parent range||Cordillera de Celaque|
Cerro Las Minas is the highest mountain in Honduras. Cerro Las Minas is located in the rugged and relatively isolated Lempira Department in the western part of the country. A Honduran national park, the Celaque National Park, was established in 1987 for the mountain and some 266 square kilometres (65,730 acres) of surrounding territory.
- "Cerro Las Minas, Honduras". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2014-05-19. This prominence value is based on an elevation of 2,849 m.
- Central America and Caribbean Ultra-Prominence Page". Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2014-05-19.
- Southworth, Jane; Catherine Tucker (August 2001). "The Influence of Accessibility, Local Institutions, and Socioeconomic Factors on Forest Cover Change in the Mountains of Western Honduras" (PDF). Mountain Research and Development (Boulder, CO: International Mountain Society and United Nations University) 21 (3): 276–283. doi:10.1659/0276-4741(2001)021[0276:TIOALI]2.0.CO;2. ISSN 0276-4741. OCLC 107067006.
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