La Aveni­da de los Vol­canes in Ecuador

La Avenida de los Volcanes in Ecuador
La Aveni­da de los Vol­canes in Ecuador
Credit: DLR

La Avenida de los Volcanes in Ecuador

The ‘Av­enue of the Vol­ca­noes’ in Ecuador. The left third of the pic­ture is dom­i­nat­ed by Co­topaxi. At 5897 me­tres, this very reg­u­lar, con­i­cal stra­to­vol­cano is the sec­ond high­est moun­tain in Ecuador. In the sur­round­ing area, the sum­mits of the vol­ca­noes Ru­miñawi (4721 me­tres), Sin­cholagua (4900 me­tres), Pasa­choa (4200 me­tres) and Pich­in­cha (4784 me­tres) are vis­i­ble.

The ‘Avenue of the Volcanoes’ in Ecuador. The left third of the picture is dominated by Cotopaxi. At 5897 metres, this very regular, conical stratovolcano is the second highest mountain in Ecuador. In the surrounding area, the summits of the volcanoes Rumiñawi (4721 metres), Sincholagua (4900 metres), Pasachoa (4200 metres) and Pichincha (4784 metres) are visible.

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