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In Mexico

Is the pico de orizaba volcano active?

Pico de Orizaba (the third highest peak in North America) is considered "dormant" but not extinct. It was last active in the 17th Century, erupting in 1613, 1630, and 1687. It (MORE)
In Mexico

How tall is the Pico de Orizaba?

Pico de Orizaba is 18,490 feet (5636 m) in elevation. Some sources report this "rounded up" as 18, 491 feet. The dormant volcano, 75 miles (110 km) west of Veracruz in Mexico, (MORE)

What is Pico de Orizaba?

Pico de Orizaba is a stratovolcano, it is the highest mountain in Mexico and the third highest in North America.
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What does orizaba mean?

There's a city in Mexico named Orizaba.   Orizaba is the Hispanized pronunciation of the Aztec name Ahuilizapan, which means, loosely translated, "place of the playing wate (MORE)