[chim-buh-rah-zoh, -rey-; Spanish cheem-baw-rah-saw]
- a volcano in central Ecuador, in the Andes. 20,702 feet (6310 meters).
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Not a whisper of such names as Chimborazo and Cotopaxi had reached Europe.From Pole to Pole
Sven Anders Hedin
Why, the Pyramids must be as anthills to Chimborazo in comparison to it!
Chimborazo was long supposed to be the most lofty mountain on the globe.The Western World
The highest peak of the Andes (Chimborazo) is more than 21,000 feet above the sea.Lost in the Forest
On Chimborazo we never roped one another to cross crevasses.Tartarin On The Alps
- an extinct volcano in central Ecuador, in the Andes: the highest peak in Ecuador. Height: 6267 m (20 561 ft)
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