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Pico Paraná

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Elevation  1,877 m
Prominence  1,142 m
Parent range  Serra do Mar
First ascent  13 July 1941
Mountain range  Serra do Mar
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Listing  Brazilian state high point
Location  State of Paraná, Brazil
Easiest route  From "Fazenda Pico Paraná"
Similar  Pic Caratuva, Pico Itapiroca, Conjunto Marumbi, Morro da Boa Vista, Pico do Monte Negro

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.

Map of Pico Paran%C3%A1, Antonina - Paran%C3%A1, Brazil

The Pico Paraná and the surrounding peaks of the Paraná section of the Serra do Mar, is protected by the Pico Paraná State Park.

References

Pico Paraná Wikipedia


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