Chimborazo mountain.Licensed from iStockPhoto
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peak of the Andes, in central Ecuador: c. 20,500 ft (6,248 m)
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An extinct volcano, 6,271.1 m (20,561 ft) high, in central Ecuador. The highest elevation of the Cordillera Real, it was first scaled in 1880.