Colima (Volcano Week 7)

Colima is an active volcano in Mexico — one of the most active in North America. With an elevation of 4,270 metres, it is the sixth-highest peak in Mexico. Due to its frequent eruptions, Colima has a very symmetrical cone-shape. Like many volcano chains, there are at least two major peaks in the volcano complex: Nevado de Colima, which is older and inactive, sits 5 kilometres north of the younger and more active Volcán de Colima. The two peaks are visible from the nearest highway. A common saying is that Colima has been active for 5 million years,…

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