Location of Shimbiris in Somalia
|Elevation||2,460 m (8,070 ft)|
|Prominence||1,495 m (4,905 ft)|
|Listing||Country high point|
|Coordinates||10°44′09″N 47°14′42″E / 10.73583°N 47.24500°ECoordinates: 10°44′09″N 47°14′42″E / 10.73583°N 47.24500°E|
|Parent range||Ogo Mountains|
Mount Shimbiris, also known as Mount Surud Cad, is the highest peak in Somalia. It has an elevation of 2,460 metres (8,071 ft) above sea level. It is located in the Al Madow mountain range in northern Somalia, in the Sanaag region. SRTM data shows that its often-quoted elevation of 2,416 metres (7,927 ft) is slightly low.
- List of African ultras on Peaklist.org – Somalia footnote SRTM value of 2,460 m elevation. Prominence figure is based on this elevation. Retrieved 27 September 2011
- Encyclopædia Britannica Online, s. v. "Mount Surud Cad", accessed May 07, 2012, http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/575423/Mount-Surud-Cad.
- "Al-Madow Mountain Forest". SATG. Retrieved 15 May 2014.