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Outdoor Dictionary: Volcán Chimborazo

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Volcán Chimborazo - Volcano (stratovolcano) of 6268 NML located in the Andes, in Ecuador. It is the highest mountain in this country, and is classified as a dormant volcano. It is the nearest mountain to outer space due to the combination of its height with its location on the Earth Ecuador, and therefore its peak is the farthest point from the center of the planet Earth, and is therefore officially known as "the closest to the Sun "of the globe. His first ascent was in 1880 by Edward Whymper and J. and L. Carrel. Sua primeira ascensão foi em 1872 por Wilhelm Reiss. Coordinates: 01°28´S 78°48´O.


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Origin of the term - Spanish.


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Synonyms - Related words or with the same meaning: Volcán cotopaxi, the andes, andean patagonia, mountaineering, climbing.


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