Corazón (volcano)

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Corazón
Corazon.jpg
Corazón as seen from Rumiñahui
Highest point
Elevation4,790 m (15,720 ft)
Coordinates00°32′S 78°40′W / 0.533°S 78.667°W / -0.533; -78.667Coordinates: 00°32′S 78°40′W / 0.533°S 78.667°W / -0.533; -78.667
Geography
Corazón is located in Ecuador
Corazón
Corazón
Parent rangeAndes
Geology
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Climbing
First ascentJuly 20, 1738 by Pierre Bouguer and Charles-Marie de La Condamine[1]

Corazón (Spanish: "heart") is an inactive eroded stratovolcano of Ecuador, situated about 30 km southwest of Quito in the western slopes of the Andes.

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  1. ^ La Condamine, Charles-Marie de. Journal du voyage fait par ordre du Roi, a L'E'quateur, servant d'introduction historique a la mesure des trois premiers degre's du me'ridien. A Paris : de l'Imprimerie Royale, 1751, p.58

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