Antisana

Antisana
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Antisana in March 2008
Highest point
Elevation5,704 m (18,714 ft) [1][2]
Prominence1,678 m (5,505 ft) [1]
ListingUltra
Coordinates00°28′53″S 78°08′27″W / 0.48139°S 78.14083°W / -0.48139; -78.14083Coordinates: 00°28′53″S 78°08′27″W / 0.48139°S 78.14083°W / -0.48139; -78.14083[2]
Geography
Antisana is located in Ecuador
Antisana
Antisana
Parent rangeCordillera Real (Andes)
Geology
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Volcanic arc/beltNorth Volcanic Zone
Last eruption1801 to 1802[2]
Climbing
Easiest routesnow/ice climb [?]

Antisana is a stratovolcano of the northern Andes, in Ecuador. It is the fourth highest volcano in Ecuador, at 5,704 metres (18,714 ft), and is located 50 kilometres (31 mi) SE of the capital city of Quito.

Antisana presents one of the most challenging technical climbs in the Ecuadorian Andes.[citation needed]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ecuador" Ultra-Prominence page. Peaklist.org. This peak is sometimes listed at 5,758 m or 5,753 m, though these figures are incompatible with SRTM data which suggests an estimated elevation closer to 5,704 m. Retrieved 2012-01-11.
  2. ^ a b c "Antisana". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2010-11-05.

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