|Elevation 513.66 m (1,685.2 ft)|
Type of rock Granite, gneiss
Age of rock Precambrian
Types of rock Granite, Gneiss
|Peak Cerro Catedral (Cathedral Hill)|
Similar Cuchilla de Haedo, Cerro Catedral, Cerro de las Ánimas, Río Negro, Santa Lucía River
Cuchilla Grande is a hill range that crosses the west part of Uruguay from north to south. It extends from the south part of Cerro Largo Department, through the departments of Treinta y Tres and Lavalleja and ends in Maldonado Department where it forms its highest peaks.
In the southern part of this range, there is the Cerro Catedral, the highest point of the country. This hill is situated in the Maldonado Department.
Also found in this range is the Cerro Pan de Azúcar, likewise situated in the Maldonado Department, near Piriápolis.