Mount Venamo

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Mount Venamo
Highest point
Elevation 1,890 m (6,200 ft)
Location GuyanaVenezuela border

Mount Venamo (Spanish: Cerro Venamo), also known as Waukauyengtipu ("the mountain of the place of the butterfly"[1]),[2][3] is a mountain in South America that forms part of the international boundary between Guyana and Venezuela. The mountain is 1890 metres high and is the westernmost point in Guyana. The mountain is named after the Venamo River, which flows nearby.


  1. ^ Kelloff, C.L., S.N. Alexander, V.A. Funk & H.D. Clarke (2011). Smithsonian Plant Collections, Guyana: 1995–2004, H. David Clarke. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 97: i–viii, 1–307.
  2. ^ Rice, B. (2012). Heliamphora: the various ranges and tepuis. The Carnivorous Plant FAQ.
  3. ^ David Clarke Expedition Gallery. National Museum of Natural History.

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Coordinates: 5°57′45″N 61°24′23″W / 5.962424°N 61.406293°W / 5.962424; -61.406293