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| Iztaccihuatl from the west
(photo by Club Alpino del Instituto de Ciencias)

Iztaccihuatl
    17160 ft (5230 m) .
Location: Cordillera Anahuac, S Central Mexico,
35 miles (55 km) SE of Mexico City
Lat / Long: 19.2° N, 98.6° W
Volcanic Type: Stratovolcano
Volcanic Status: Dormant
First Ascent: James de Salis, 1889
First Ski Descent:
Skiable Vertical: over 5000 ft (1500 m) on occasion
Administration:   Parque Nacional Izta Popo



Iztaccihuatl . . .





Some useful links:  

    Global Volcanism Program: Iztaccihuatl
    Parque Nacional Izta Popo
    Instituto Nacional de Estadística Geografía e Informática
        (Mexican topographic maps, etc.)
   
   
Topographic map of Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl (1:250,000 scale)
    from IPGH Ciudad de Mexico NE 14-2 and Cuernavaca NE 14-5
    <click to enlarge>



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


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