Sangay

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Sangay

 

(V olcán Sangay), an active volcano in Ecuador, on the eastern slope of the Cordillera Oriental of the Andes, at 2° S lat. Elevation, 5,230 m. The volcano has been active since 1728, ejecting steam and ash, which covers the surrounding area. It has a permanent snow cover.

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