Cotopaxi world's highest active volcano
Mount Cotopaxi is an active stratovolcano in Andes mountains situated in South America. It is one of the worlds highest Volcanoes with an elevation of 5897 meters. This Volcano is a part of Volcanoes around Pacific plate and is there termed as Pacific Rim of Fire.When you have the opportunity to mountain bike down the worlds highest active volcano, yet you have no mountain biking experience, nor have you acclimatised to Quitos 2, 800m altitude (almost 10, 000 feet) having just arrived yesterday from Colombia, clearly you should respectfully decline. cotopaxi world's highest active volcano
About Cotopaxi Volcano. Although it might not be the highest mountain in Ecuador, Cotopaxi is, without doubt, the most popular, and the highest active volcano in the country. With a peak altitude of 5, 897m, it is slightly lower than the 6, 268m of Chimborazo volcano, which takes the top spot in altitude.