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  Nevado de Colima
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| Snow-covered Nevado de Colima from the south,
with active Volcan de Colima in the foreground
(photo by Colima Volcano Observatory)   <click to enlarge>

Nevado de Colima   (Zapotepetl)
    14240 ft (4340 m) .
Major Peaks:
Nevado de Colima:     14240 ft (4340 m)
Volcán de Colima:     12660 ft (3860 m)
Location: Sierra Madre, Western Mexico,
25 miles (40 km) NE of Colima
Lat / Long: 19.6° N, 103.6° W
Volcanic Type: Stratovolcano complex
Volcanic Status: Nevado de Colima:   Dormant / extinct
Volcán de Colima:    Active, erupting in 2003
First Ascent:
First Ski Descent:
Skiable Vertical: possibly over 3000 ft (900 m)
Administration:   Parque Nacional Nevado de Toluca



Nevado de Colima . . .





Some useful links:  

    Global Volcanism Program: Colima
    Observatorio Vulcanologico de Colima
    Instituto Nacional de Estadística Geografía e Informática
        (Mexican topographic maps, etc.)
   
   
Topographic map of Nevado and Volcano de Colima (1:250,000 scale)
    from IPGH Colima NE 13-3
    <click to enlarge>

      More photos and info about routes, access, etc. may be added in the future ...


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