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Uaipán-tepui is located in Venezuela
Location in Venezuela
Highest point
Elevation 1,950 m (6,400 ft) [1]
Coordinates 05°39′18″N 62°37′12″W / 5.65500°N 62.62000°W / 5.65500; -62.62000Coordinates: 05°39′18″N 62°37′12″W / 5.65500°N 62.62000°W / 5.65500; -62.62000
Location Bolívar, Venezuela

Uaipán-tepui, also spelled Waipán, is a tepui in Bolívar state, Venezuela. It is a southern satellite peak of the vast Auyán Massif, with a maximum elevation of around 1,950 metres (6,400 ft). Its mostly forested summit plateau has an area of 2.5 km2 (0.97 sq mi). The mountain's slope area has been estimated at 60 km2 (23 sq mi).[1]

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  1. ^ a b Huber, O. (1995). Geographical and physical features. In: P.E. Berry, B.K. Holst & K. Yatskievych (eds.) Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Volume 1. Introduction. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis. pp. 1–61.