- Misti Volcano
Spanish Volcán MistiVolcano, Andes Mountains, southern Peru.It is flanked by Chachani and Pichupichu volcanoes and rises to 19,098 ft (5,821 m) above sea level, towering over the city of Arequipa. Its pristine snowcapped cone is thought to have had religious significance for the Incas, and it has inspired legends and poetry. Now dormant, it last erupted during an earthquake in 1600.
* * *Spanish Volcán Misti, also called Volcán De Arequipa, or El Misti,volcano of the Andes mountains of southern Peru. It is flanked by Chachani and Pichupichu volcanoes and rises to 19,098 feet (5,821 m) above sea level, towering over the city of Arequipa. Its perfect, snowcapped cone is thought to have had religious significance for the Incas and has inspired both legends and poetry. Now dormant, Misti last erupted during an earthquake in 1600.
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