Monte Jayuya

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Monte Jayuya
Monte Jayuya is located in Puerto Rico
Monte Jayuya
Monte Jayuya
Highest point
Elevation 1,315 m (4,314 ft)
Coordinates 18°10′04″N 66°34′29″W / 18.16778°N 66.57472°W / 18.16778; -66.57472Coordinates: 18°10′04″N 66°34′29″W / 18.16778°N 66.57472°W / 18.16778; -66.57472
Geography
Location Jayuya / Ponce, Puerto Rico
Parent range Cordillera Central
Climbing
Easiest route Hike

Monte Jayuya is the second[1] highest peak of Puerto Rico measuring 1,296 meters (4,252 ft) above sea level.[2] The mountain is located in the Cordillera Central, on the border between the municipalities of Jayuya (Barrio Saliente)[3] and Ponce (Barrio Anón).[4][5] The peak is located in the municipality of Ponce[6] and it is within the Toro Negro State Forest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Puerto Rico - Highest Mountains. InfoAtGeonames.org Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  2. ^ USGS: Geographic Name Information System. US Department of the Interior. 13 February 1981. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  3. ^ Mountain Forests: Highest peaks. El Yunque.com Puerto Rico's Forest Reserves and Wildlife Sanctuaries. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  4. ^ Relieve y picos más altos. Government of Puerto Rico. Sistemas de Informacion Geografica. Area de Tecnologia. Oficina de Gerencia y Presupuestos. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  5. ^ US Geological Survey. USGS. Geonames. Retrieved 21 August 2013.
  6. ^ Puerto Rico geology and mineral resources. USGS. Retrieved 6 August 2014.