|Elevation||4,630 m (15,190 ft)|
|Prominence||1,519 m (4,984 ft)|
|Coordinates||0°15′29″N 78°10′47″W / 0.25806°N 78.17972°WCoordinates: 0°15′29″N 78°10′47″W / 0.25806°N 78.17972°W|
|Location||Imbabura Province, Ecuador|
|Mountain type||Inactive stratovolcano|
|Last eruption||5550 BCE ± 500 years|
Imbabura is an inactive stratovolcano in northern Ecuador. It has not erupted for at least 14,000 years, it is not thought to be extinct. Imbabura is capped with snow and has no permanent glaciers.
It is covered in volcanic ash. Maize, sugarcane, and beans are all crops of the region. Cattle are also an important commodity.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Imbabura" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 2013-06-27. Retrieved 2006-03-16.