Antisana

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Antisana
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Antisana in March 2008
Elevation 5,704 m (18,714 ft)[1][2]
Prominence 1,678 m (5,505 ft)[1]
Listing Ultra
Location
Antisana is located in Ecuador
Antisana
Antisana
Ecuador
Range Cordillera Real (Andes)
Coordinates 00°28′53″S 78°08′27″W / 0.48139°S 78.14083°W / -0.48139; -78.14083Coordinates: 00°28′53″S 78°08′27″W / 0.48139°S 78.14083°W / -0.48139; -78.14083[2]
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Volcanic arc/belt North Volcanic Zone
Last eruption 1801 to 1802[2]
Climbing
Easiest route snow/ice climb [?]

Antisana is a stratovolcano of the northern Andes, in Ecuador. It is the fourth highest volcano in Ecuador, at 5,704 metres (18,714 ft), and is located 50 kilometres (31 mi) SE of the capital city of Quito.

Antisana presents one of the most challenging technical climbs in the Ecuadorian Andes.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ecuador" Ultra-Prominence page. Peaklist.org. This peak is sometimes listed at 5,758 m or 5,753 m, though these figures are incompatible with SRTM data which suggests an estimated elevation closer to 5,704 m. Retrieved 2012-01-11.
  2. ^ a b c "Antisana". Global Volcanism Program, Smithsonian Institution. http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=1502-03%3D. Retrieved 2010-11-05.

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