List of mountains of Honduras

Main article: Central America

This article comprises three sortable tables of major mountain peaks of Central America. This article defines Central America as the seven nations of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.

Topographic elevation is the vertical distance above the reference geoid, a precise mathematical model of the Earth's sea level as an equipotential gravitational surface. Topographic prominence is the elevation difference between the summit and the highest or key col to a higher summit. Topographic isolation is the minimum great circle distance to a point of higher elevation.

This article defines a significant summit as a summit with at least 100 meters (328.1 feet) of topographic prominence, and a major summit as a summit with at least 500 meters (1640.4 feet) of topographic prominence. An ultra-prominent summit is a summit with at least 1500 meters (4921.3 feet) of topographic prominence.

Highest major summits

The following sortable table lists the 15 highest mountain peaks of Central America with at least 500 meters (1640.4 feet) of topographic prominence.

The first two of these summits each have at least 4000 meters (13,123.4 feet) of topographic elevation and at least 500 meters (1640.4 feet) of topographic prominence.

The 15 highest mountain peaks of Central America
with at least 500 meters of topographic prominence


Rank Mountain Peak Nation Province Elevation Prominence Isolation
1 PB  Guatemala San Marcos !B-555390535 4220 m
13,845 ft
!B30142553 3980 m
13,058 ft
!B-434081335 722 km
448 mi
2 PB  Guatemala
 Mexico
San Marcos
Chiapas
!B-186095524 4067 m
13,343 ft
!B662470835 1030 m
3,379 ft
!B-770200568 24 km
15 mi
3 PB  Guatemala Chimaltenango
Sacatepéquez
!B42713265 3975 m
13,041 ft
!B-817418661 1835 m
6,020 ft
!B-145029210 126 km
78 mi
4 Alto Cuchumatanes PB  Guatemala Huehuetenango !B396052633 3837 m
12,589 ft
!B-1043721422 1877 m
6,158 ft
!B-2146480970 65 km
40 mi
5 PB  Costa Rica Cartago
Limón
San José
!B443074663 3819 m
12,530 ft
!B689608024 3726 m
12,224 ft
!B2063775692 864 km
537 mi
6 Cerro Ventisqueros PB  Costa Rica San José !B461420888 3812 m
12,507 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B1846911233 2.2 km
1.3 mi
7 PB  Guatemala Quetzaltenango !B566907098 3772 m
12,375 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B570840259 50 km
31 mi
8 PB  Guatemala Chimaltenango
Escuintla
Sacatepéquez
!B590795630 3763 m
12,346 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-2022459919 2.1 km
1.3 mi
9 PB  Guatemala Escuintla
Sacatepéquez
!B596111951 3761 m
12,339 ft
!B-1582991523 1981 m
6,499 ft
!B-795997516 16 km
10 mi
10 Cerro Terbi PB  Costa Rica Limón
San José
!B705724063 3720 m
12,205 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B1400402146 1.5 km
0.9 mi
11 PB  Costa Rica Limón !B1136931879 3563 m
11,690 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-336160311 54 km
34 mi
12 PB  Guatemala Sololá !B1210171643 3537 m
11,604 ft
!B-365962786 1754 m
5,755 ft
!B-109172214 35 km
21 mi
13 Montañas Peña Blanca High Point PB  Guatemala Huehuetenango !B1264034283 3518 m
11,542 ft
!B-941980250 1858 m
6,096 ft
!B-2073174477 42 km
26 mi
14 PB  Panama Chiriquí !B1387015956 3475 m
11,401 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B869783954 74 km
46 mi
15 PB  Costa Rica Cartago
San José
!B1599325806 3402 m
11,161 ft
!B-1017047627 1872 m
6,142 ft
!B919522013 48 km
30 mi

Most prominent summits

The following sortable table lists the 15 most topographically prominent mountain peaks of Central America.

See the List of Ultras in Central America for a table of the 22 summits with at least 1500 meters (4921.3 feet) of topographic prominence.

The 15 most topographically prominent mountain peaks of Central America

Rank Mountain Peak Nation Province Elevation Prominence Isolation
1 PB  Guatemala San Marcos !B-555390535 4220 m
13,845 ft
!B30142553 3980 m
13,058 ft
!B-434081335 722 km
448 mi
2 PB  Costa Rica Cartago
Limón
San José
!B443074663 3819 m
12,530 ft
!B689608024 3726 m
12,224 ft
!B2063775692 864 km
537 mi
3 Montaña de Santa Bárbara PB  Honduras Santa Bárbara !B-546173649 2744 m
9,003 ft
!B-2089865085 2084 m
6,837 ft
!B891434842 74 km
46 mi
4 PB  Honduras Lempira !B-921687105 2849 m
9,347 ft
!B-2017627834 2069 m
6,788 ft
!B-463410359 130 km
81 mi
5 PB  Guatemala Escuintla
Sacatepéquez
!B596111951 3761 m
12,339 ft
!B-1582991523 1981 m
6,499 ft
!B-795997516 16 km
10 mi
6 Alto Cuchumatanes PB  Guatemala Huehuetenango !B396052633 3837 m
12,589 ft
!B-1043721422 1877 m
6,158 ft
!B-2146480970 65 km
40 mi
7 PB  Costa Rica Cartago
San José
!B1599325806 3402 m
11,161 ft
!B-1017047627 1872 m
6,142 ft
!B919522013 48 km
30 mi
8 Montañas Peña Blanca High Point PB  Guatemala Huehuetenango !B1264034283 3518 m
11,542 ft
!B-941980250 1858 m
6,096 ft
!B-2073174477 42 km
26 mi
9 PB  Guatemala Chimaltenango
Sacatepéquez
!B42713265 3975 m
13,041 ft
!B-817418661 1835 m
6,020 ft
!B-145029210 126 km
78 mi
10 PB  El Salvador San Miguel !B1982079919 2131 m
6,991 ft
!B-795596503 1831 m
6,007 ft
!B-1943199861 64 km
40 mi
11 Cerro Tacarcuna PB  Panama Darién !B-1033060441 1875 m
6,152 ft
!B-456769312 1770 m
5,807 ft
!B-2006022932 99 km
61 mi
12 PB  Guatemala Sololá !B1210171643 3537 m
11,604 ft
!B-365962786 1754 m
5,755 ft
!B-109172214 35 km
21 mi
13 PB  Honduras Atlántida !B587113204 2450 m
8,038 ft
!B-111907551 1710 m
5,610 ft
!B-2047284056 152 km
95 mi
14 Montaña San Ildefonso PB  Honduras Cortés !B1474310203 2242 m
7,356 ft
!B-65014148 1702 m
5,584 ft
!B1656927976 68 km
42 mi
15 PB  Nicaragua Chinandega !B-314519403 1745 m
5,725 ft
!B154774919 1665 m
5,463 ft
!B-793593314 134 km
83 mi

Most isolated major summits

The following sortable table lists the 15 most topographically isolated mountain peaks of Central America with at least 500 meters (1640.4 feet) of topographic prominence.

The first 11 of these summits each have at least 100 kilometers (62.14 miles) of topographic isolation and at least 500 meters (1640.4 feet) of topographic prominence.

The 15 most topographically isolated mountain peaks of Central America
with at least 500 meters of topographic prominence


Rank Mountain Peak Nation Province Elevation Prominence Isolation
1 PB  Costa Rica Cartago
Limón
San José
!B443074663 3819 m
12,530 ft
!B689608024 3726 m
12,224 ft
!B2063775692 864 km
537 mi
2 PB  Guatemala San Marcos !B-555390535 4220 m
13,845 ft
!B30142553 3980 m
13,058 ft
!B-434081335 722 km
448 mi
3 PB  Honduras Atlántida !B587113204 2450 m
8,038 ft
!B-111907551 1710 m
5,610 ft
!B-2047284056 152 km
95 mi
4 PB  Honduras
 Nicaragua
Copán
Nueva Segovia
!B2100089313 2106 m
6,909 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-1364722204 142 km
88 mi
5 PB  Belize Cayo
Toledo
!B-646108356 1174 m
3,852 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-1106726138 139 km
86 mi
6 PB  Nicaragua Chinandega !B-314519403 1745 m
5,725 ft
!B154774919 1665 m
5,463 ft
!B-793593314 134 km
83 mi
7 Cerro Hoya PB  Panama Los Santos
Veraguas
!B812580253 1559 m
5,115 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B-588890199 132 km
82 mi
8 PB  Honduras Lempira !B-921687105 2849 m
9,347 ft
!B-2017627834 2069 m
6,788 ft
!B-463410359 130 km
81 mi
9 PB  Guatemala Chimaltenango
Sacatepéquez
!B42713265 3975 m
13,041 ft
!B-817418661 1835 m
6,020 ft
!B-145029210 126 km
78 mi
10 Sierra de Agalta High Point PB  Honduras Olancho !B1067874538 2335 m
7,661 ft
!B1231764085 1495 m
4,905 ft
!B107720883 123 km
76 mi
11 PB  Costa Rica Alajuela
Guanacaste
!B-1817474704 2028 m
6,654 ft
!B980760155 1533 m
5,030 ft
!B1889447679 103 km
64 mi
12 Cerro Tacarcuna PB  Panama Darién !B-1033060441 1875 m
6,152 ft
!B-456769312 1770 m
5,807 ft
!B-2006022932 99 km
61 mi
13 PB  El Salvador La Paz
San Vicente
!B1745574576 2182 m
7,159 ft
!B793355640 1562 m
5,125 ft
!B-1142451223 90 km
56 mi
14 Montaña los Comayagua PB  Honduras Comayagua !B764181862 2407 m
7,897 ft
!B1151816957 1507 m
4,944 ft
!B-29349577 81 km
50 mi
15 PB  Panama Chiriquí !B1387015956 3475 m
11,401 ft
!B-700403929 >500 m
>1,640 ft
!B869783954 74 km
46 mi

Gallery

See also

References

External links

  • Central America @ peakbagger.com
  • Ultras of Central America @ peaklist.com
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