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the world's largest active volcano

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"The National Government will provide the resources needed to deal with possible emergencies caused by events such as the reactivation of the Cotopaxi volcano or the El Nino phenomenon."
The Cotopaxi volcano stands 5,897 meters high and is 45 kilometers south of the capital Quito.
It also included a visit to Cotopaxi Volcano national park where you can drive to the end of the road (the climbers start here, at 15,320 feet) for a close-up look at Cotopaxi's icy, 19,460-foot summit.
A week ago, a US climber also died in Ecuador as he ascended the Cotopaxi volcano, 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of Quito, when he had a heart attack.
The snow-capped Cotopaxi volcano sets the scene, along with wild llamas and gently rolling hills.
We drove through the scenic Valley of the Volcanoes via the Pan American Highway, past the huge snow-capped Cotopaxi volcano, nearly 20,000 feet in height, and a number of other beautiful peaks.