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Ecuador: Volcanoes Climbing Illiniza North (5126 m) and Cayambe (5790 m)


The Illinizas: are a pair of volcanic mountains that are located to the south of Quito, Ecuador. They are located in the Illinizas Ecological Reserve (Reserva Ecológica Los Illinizas). Volcanoe Cayambe: Is an agricultural service town (population 30,473 at the last census on November 25, 2001) in highland Ecuador. It lies at the foot of the Cayambe volcano. While the town is mainly peopled by mestizos, the surrounding rural population is primarily composed of indigenous people who are mainly involved in subsistence agriculture, dairy farming and procurement of lumber.

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Ecuador: Volcanoes Climbing Illiniza North (5126 m) and Chimborazo (6268 m)


The Illinizas: are a pair of volcanic mountains that are located to the south of Quito, Ecuador. They are located in the Illinizas Ecological Reserve (Reserva Ecológica Los Illinizas). Volcano Chimborazo: Is a currently inactive stratovolcano in the Cordillera Occidental range of the Andes. Its last known eruption is believed to have occurred around 550 AD. With a peak elevation of 6,268 metres (20,564 ft), Chimborazo is the highest mountain in Ecuador.

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