Antisana is a stratovolcano of the northern Andes, in Ecuador. It is the fourth highest volcano in Ecuador, at 5,704 metres (18,714 ft), and is located 50 kilometres (31 mi) SE of the capital city of Quito.
Antisana in March 2008
|Elevation||5,704 m (18,714 ft) |
|Prominence||1,678 m (5,505 ft) |
|Parent range||Cordillera Real (Andes)|
|Volcanic arc/belt||North Volcanic Zone|
|Last eruption||1801 to 1802|
|Easiest route||snow/ice climb [?]|
- "Ecuador" Ultra-Prominence page. Peaklist.org. This peak is sometimes listed at 5,758 m or 5,753 m, though these figures are incompatible with SRTM data which suggests an estimated elevation closer to 5,704 m. Retrieved 2012-01-11.
- "Antisana". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2010-11-05.
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