Category: Ecuador

Chimborazo

Chimborazo [wp_ad_camp_1] Chimborazo is an inactive glacier-capped stratovolcano that last erupted around 550 A.D. It sits in Ecuador’s Cordillera Occidental Mountain Range of the Andes, southwest of the capital, Quito. Country: Ecuador Mountain Range: Cordillera Occidental Range, Andes Height: 20,549 feet / 6,263 meters Fun Fact: Chimborazo is the highest peak in Ecuador. It is also believed to be …

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Tungurahua

Tungurahua Tungurahua translates from Quichua to tunguri (throat) and rahua (fire), and also means “Throat of Fire” in the Panzaleo language. The volcano sits in the province of Tungurahua, Ecuador, and the area is named after the peak. Tungurahua is also called “The Black Giant.” In native mythology the mountain is known as as Mama …

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