Pico do Monte Negro

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Pico do Monte Negro
Monte Negro.jpg
Highest point
Elevation1,398 m (4,587 ft)[1]
ListingBrazilian state high point
Coordinates28°37′S 49°48′W / 28.617°S 49.800°W / -28.617; -49.800Coordinates: 28°37′S 49°48′W / 28.617°S 49.800°W / -28.617; -49.800[1]
Naming
English translationBlack Mountain Peak
Language of namePortuguese
Geography
Pico do Monte Negro is located in Brazil
Pico do Monte Negro
Pico do Monte Negro
Location in southern Brazil
LocationRio Grande do Sul, Brazil

Pico do Monte Negro is the highest mountain in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, at 1,398 metres (4,587 ft).[1]

It is located in the canyon of same name, more precisely at the city of São José dos Ausentes. The peak is considered easy to reach. By car, it is possible to reach the base of the mountain, with the rest of the way being travelled by foot.

All the mountain and its surroundings are covered by a dense Araucaria forest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Monte Negro". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2009-02-04.