El Misti


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El Mis·ti

 (mē′stē)
A dormant volcano, 5,822 m (19,101 ft) high, in the Cordillera Occidental of southern Peru. It has long figured in Peruvian legends and poetry.

El Misti

(ɛl ˈmiːstiː)
n
(Placename) a volcano in S Peru, in the Andes. Height: 5852 m (19 199 ft)

El Mis•ti

(ɛl ˈmis ti)
n.
a volcano in S Peru, in the Andes. 19,200 ft. (5880 m).
Also called Misti.
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Noun1.El Misti - the world's 2nd largest active volcanoEl Misti - the world's 2nd largest active volcano; located in the Andes in southern Peru
Peru, Republic of Peru - a republic in western South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; was the heart of the Inca empire from the 12th to 16th centuries
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Elias Garate led exploration teams for El Misti Gold, Minas de Cobre Chapi, Sucahualla, Minera Colibri whose efforts resulted in the development of over 4 mines in Peru.
Situated in the shadow of El Misti, a 6,000m volcano, the city has very similar traits to Cuzco but quieter and a bit more classy.
Here, the adventurous can climb El Misti, a live volcano standing 6,000m above sea level which overlooks Peru's second-largest city.
The last of Luke's regular e-mail's said he was planning a four-day solo jungle trek in Bolivia before tackling the 19,000ft mountain volcano El Misti in Peru.