Pico Paraná from Pico Caratuva
|Elevation||1,877 m (6,158 ft) |
|Listing||Brazilian state high point|
|Location||State of Paraná, Brazil|
|Parent range||Serra do Mar|
|Easiest route||From "Fazenda Pico Paraná"|
Pico Paraná is the highest mountain in the Brazilian state of Paraná and in all Southern Brazil. It is composed of granite and gneiss. It was discovered by German explorer Reinhard Maack. He also made the first ascent of the mountain, together with Rudolf Stamm and Alfred Mysing. The official height was obtained in 1992 by three teams from the Federal University of Paraná, using the Global Positioning System.
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