Cotopaxi


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Co·to·pax·i

 (kō′tə-păk′sē, -tō-päk′-)
A volcano, 5,897 m (19,347 ft) high, in the Andes of central Ecuador. The symmetrical snowcapped cone is one of the highest active volcanoes in the world.

Cotopaxi

(Spanish kotoˈpaksi)
n
(Placename) a volcano in central Ecuador, in the Andes: the world's highest active volcano Height: 5896 m (19 344 ft)

Co•to•pax•i

(ˌkoʊ təˈpæk si, -ˈpɑ hi)

n.
a volcano in central Ecuador, in the Andes: highest active volcano in the world. 19,498 ft. (5943 m).
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Noun1.Cotopaxi - the world's largest active volcanoCotopaxi - the world's largest active volcano; located in the Andes in north central Ecuador
Ecuador, Republic of Ecuador - a republic in northwestern South America; became independent from Spain in 1822; the landscape is dominated by the Andes
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I have little to record, except the fact (to me quite a surprising one) that, at an elevation equal to that of Cotopaxi, I experienced neither very intense cold, nor headache, nor difficulty of breathing ; neither, I find, did Mr.
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The programme will be carried out in 65 cantons (municipalities) in the provinces of Orellana and Napo (Amazon region); Imbabura (Northern Sierra); Cotopaxi, Chimborazo, Bolvar and Tungurahua (Central Sierra); Guayas, Los Ros, Manab and Esmeraldas (Coast).
Las provincias que mas embarazadas notificaron con potencial riesgo fueron Bolivar, Cotopaxi y Tungurahua, todas ellas con porcentajes por encima de 50% (cuadro 3).
Any decision they make will have a political cost, according to Leonidas Iza, president of the Movimiento Indigena de Cotopaxi (Cotopaxi Indigenous Movement, MIC), one of the strongest sectors of the Confederacion de Nacionalidades Indigenas del Ecuador (Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador, CONAIE).
Add to the list other consumer-oriented companies and applications like Control4, Homie, Owlet, Traeger Grills, Cotopaxi, Freshly Picked, Bubble, Ancestry.
At 14, Benitez was healthy enough to climb 19,347-foot Cotopaxi in Ecuador, his father's homeland --and that was only the beginning.
Biochemical Parameters of White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus ustus) in the National Park Cotopaxi, Ecuador
Guia Virtual en el Museo propiciara el acceso a la informacion, aportando en la capacidad de alcanzar los objetivos planteados por el Museo, mediante la implementacion se conseguira mayor reconocimiento como Institucion Emblematica, despertando el interes e inquietudes en los visitantes, de esta manera tendria mayor reconocimiento a nivel Provincial y Nacional considerando que las tierras de Cotopaxi, fueron tierras preferidas por Atahualpa.
Asimismo, la situacion de volcanes en actividad como el Cotopaxi, Popocatepetl, Izalco, Colima, Nevado del Ruiz -por citar algunos- hacen que la geologia sea proclive para estos eventos sismicos.