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Cayambe (volcano)

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Cayambe or Volcán Cayambe is a volcano in Ecuador, in the Cordillera Central, a range of the Ecuadorian Andes. [1]

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Andean Volcanic Belt

The Andean Volcanic Belt is a major volcanic belt along the Andean cordillera in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.

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Andes

The Andes or Andean Mountains (Cordillera de los Andes) are the longest continental mountain range in the world.

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Cayambe Coca Ecological Reserve

Cayambe Coca National Park is a national park in Ecuador located along the Equator about from Quito.

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Complex volcano

A complex volcano, also called a compound volcano, is mixed landform consisting of related volcanic centers and their associated lava flows and pyroclastic rock.

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Earth

Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.

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Ecuador

Ecuador (Ikwadur), officially the Republic of Ecuador (República del Ecuador, which literally translates as "Republic of the Equator"; Ikwadur Ripuwlika), is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

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Edward Whymper

Edward Whymper (27 April 1840 – 16 September 1911) was an English mountaineer, explorer, illustrator, and author best known for the first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865.

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Equator

An equator of a rotating spheroid (such as a planet) is its zeroth circle of latitude (parallel).

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Holocene

The Holocene is the current geological epoch.

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Jean-Antoine Carrel

Jean-Antoine Carrel (1829 – August 1891) was an Italian mountain climber and guide.

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List of volcanoes in Ecuador

This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Ecuador.

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Lists of volcanoes

Below is a list of (almost) all volcanoes in the world.

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Mountaineering

Mountaineering is the sport of mountain climbing.

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Oregon State University

Oregon State University (OSU) is an international, public research university in the northwest United States, located in Corvallis, Oregon.

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Pichincha Province

Pichincha is a province of Ecuador located in the northern sierra region; its capital and largest city is Quito.

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Quito

Quito (Kitu; Kitu), formally San Francisco de Quito, is the capital city of Ecuador, and at an elevation of above sea level, it is the second-highest official capital city in the world, after La Paz, and the one which is closest to the equator.

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Ultra-prominent peak

An ultra-prominent peak, or Ultra for short, is defined as a mountain summit with a topographic prominence of or more.

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Volcano

A volcano is a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cayambe_(volcano)

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