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Cotopaxi

(kōtōpăk`sē), active volcano, 19,347 ft (5,897 m) high, N central Ecuador. A symmetrical snowcapped cone in the Andes, it is one of the highest volcanoes in the world. It is continuously active, and frequent eruptions have caused severe damage. Cotopaxi was first scaled by Wilhelm Reiss in 1872.

Cotopaxi

 

an active volcano in the Andes of South America, in Ecuador, 50 km south of Quito. Cotopaxi is 5,897 m in height and is located at the western foot of the Cordillera Oriental. The dimensions of the crater are 550 m by 800 m; its depth is 450 m. Above 4,700 m there is perennial snow. The last major eruption was in 1942.

Cotopaxi

a volcano in central Ecuador, in the Andes: the world's highest active volcano. Height: 5896 m (19 344 ft.)
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