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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A dormant volcano, 5,825.8 m (19,101 ft) high, in the Cordillera Occidental of southern Peru. It has a perfect snowcapped cone and has long figured in Peruvian legends and poetry.

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  • n. the world's 2nd largest active volcano; located in the Andes in southern Peru


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  • From Titicaca we crossed the mountains to the sea, passing salt flats colored with wild flamingos and dropping into the shadow of El Misti, an immense snowcapped volcano.

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  • The perfect cone of El Misti, the closest active volcano, dominates the skyline of the city as it rises to a height of 5800m and is only 17km from the town. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • In the summer I booked El Misti, a hostel a mere five blocks from Copocabana beach. Recent Updates


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