Cotacachi Volcano as seen from the city of Cotacachi
|Elevation||4,944 m (16,220 ft) |
|Prominence||1,837 m (6,027 ft) |
|First ascent||24 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.
- "Ecuador ultra-prominent peaks". peaklist.org. Retrieved 2013-07-02.
- Whymper, Edward. Travels Amongst the Great Andes of the Equator. John Murray, 1892, p.262.
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