[koh-tuh-pak-see; Spanish kaw-taw-pah-hee]
- a volcano in central Ecuador, in the Andes: the highest active volcano in the world. 19,498 feet (5943 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
Chimborazo possesses less of the conical outline than Cotopaxi.The Wonder Book of Volcanoes and Earthquakes
Edwin J. Houston
In the eastern range are Cayambe, Antisana, and Cotopaxi (19,500 feet).The New Gresham Encyclopedia
It is a little steeper than Cotopaxi, having a slope of 38°.
All of these would be visible from a single stand-point—the summit of Cotopaxi.
- a volcano in central Ecuador, in the Andes: the world's highest active volcano Height: 5896 m (19 344 ft)
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