Cotacachi Volcano

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Cotacachi
Cotacachi volcano.JPG
Cotacachi Volcano as seen from the city of Cotacachi
Highest point
Elevation4,944 m (16,220 ft) [1]
Prominence1,837 m (6,027 ft) [1]
ListingUltra
Coordinates00°21′39″N 78°20′57″W / 0.36083°N 78.34917°W / 0.36083; -78.34917Coordinates: 00°21′39″N 78°20′57″W / 0.36083°N 78.34917°W / 0.36083; -78.34917[1]
Geography
Cotacachi is located in Ecuador
Cotacachi
Cotacachi
Ecuador
LocationEcuador
Parent rangeAndes
Climbing
First ascent24 April 1880 by Edward Whymper, Jean-Antoine Carrel and Louis Carrel

Cotacachi is a dormant volcano in the Western Cordillera of the northern Ecuadorian Andes, in the west of Imbabura Province, above the city of Cotacachi. It has a summit elevation of 4,944 m (16,220 ft) above sea level and its highest elevations are capped with snow.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Ecuador ultra-prominent peaks". peaklist.org. Retrieved 2013-07-02.