Pico de Orizaba

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Pico de Orizaba
Pico from Fortin 2 enhanced2.jpg
Pico de Orizaba, leukin northwast frae Fortín de las Flores, Veracruz
Heichest pynt
Elevation 5,636 m (18,491 ft) [2][3]
Prominence 4,922 m (16,148 ft) [4]
Ranked 7t
Isolation 2,690 kilometres (1,670 mi)
Paurent peak Moont Logan[1]
Coordinates 19°01′48″N 97°16′12″W / 19.03000°N 97.27000°W / 19.03000; -97.27000Coordinates: 19°01′48″N 97°16′12″W / 19.03000°N 97.27000°W / 19.03000; -97.27000
Pico de Orizaba is locatit in Mexico
Pico de Orizaba
Pico de Orizaba
Location Veracruz-Puebla, Mexico
Muntain teep Stratovolcano
Volcanic arc/belt Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt
Last eruption 1846
First ascent 1848 by F. Maynard & William F. Raynolds
Easiest route moderate snaw/ice climb

The Pico de Orizaba or Citlaltépetl (frae Nahuatl citlal(in) = starn, an tepētl = moontain), is a stratovolcano, the heichest moontain in Mexico an the third highest in North Americae, efter Moont McKinley o the Unitit States, an Moont Logan o Canadae.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Pico de Orizaba". Peakbagger.com. 
  2. Brown, Stephen (2003). "Orizaba" (PDF). Sombrilla. University of Texas at San Antonio. p. 23. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on October 30, 2005. 
  3. The elevation given by INEGI mapping is 5,611 m. Higher elevations are given by various other authorities (including 5,747 m by the National Geographic Society).
  4. "Mexico Ultras". See also Note #1. Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2012-10-20.