Not a whisper of such names as Chimborazo and Cotopaxi had reached Europe.
It is generally believed by the natives that Cotopaxi and Tunguragua are sympathetic.
Cotopaxi, 19,680 feet, is another volcanic mountain of the high plateau of Quito.
All of these would be visible from a single stand-point—the summit of Cotopaxi.
What business has a fellow like you with Vesuvius—a fellow that has scaled Cotopaxi, and all that sort of thing?
It can also boast of such tremendous volcanoes as Cotopaxi and Sangai.
Cotopaxi alone produces pure, foam-like pumice, and glossy, translucent obsidian.
It is a little steeper than Cotopaxi, having a slope of 38°.
In the eastern range are Cayambe, Antisana, and Cotopaxi (19,500 feet).
This is Cotopaxi, in Quito, more than 19,000 feet in height.