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Popocatepetl

Mexico's Volcanoes - A Climbing Guide Central America on a Shoestring - Lonely Planet

 

Popocatapetl - 5452 metres - second highest mountain in Mexico

Popocatepetl is the second highest mountain in Mexico

( after Pico de Orizaba ).

Popocatepetl is a snow-capped volcano. 

It is named "Smoking Mountain" by the Aztecs.

Popocatepetl

( 5452 metres )

in

Mexico

 

Popocatapetl - 5452 metres - second highest mountain in Mexico

Popocatepetl

( 5452 metres )

 

Popocatapetl - 5452 metres - second highest mountain in Mexico

Popocatepetl

( 5452 metres )

 

Popocatapetl - 5452 metres - second highest mountain in Mexico

Popocatepetl

( 5452 metres )

 

Popocatapetl - 5452 metres - second highest mountain in Mexico

Popocatepetl

( 5452 metres )

 

Popocatépetl from Iztaccíhuatl.

Popocatépetl from Iztaccíhuatl.

 

Popocatépetl

Popocatépetl

Popocatépetl

Popocatépetl

Popocatépetl

Popocatépetl

Iztaccihuatl

Iztaccihuatl5,230m, 17,160 ft )

Iztaccíhuatl ( Ixtaccíhuatl ), is a  dormant volcanic mountain.

It is the third highest in Mexico, after Pico de Orizaba 5,636m (18,491 ft) and Popocatépetl 5,426m (17,802 ft).

The name "Iztaccíhuatl" means "White woman", reflecting the four individual snow-capped peaks

which depict the head, chest, knees and feet of a sleeping female when seen from east or west.

Iztaccíhuatl lies to the north of Popocatépetl, to which it is connected by the high altitude Paso de Cortés.

Iztaccihuatl

Iztaccihuatl

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