See also:extinct or dormant
See also:volcano, on the boundary between the Mexican states of Puebla and
See also:Vera Cruz and very nearly on the 19th parallel . It rises from the south-eastern margin of the
See also:great Mexican
See also:plateau to an
See also:elevation of 18,314 ft., according to Scovell and
See also:Bunsen's measurements in 1891–1892, or 18,250 and 18,209 ft. according to other authorities, and 18i7o1 (5700 metres) by the Comisi6n Geografica Exploradora . It is the highest
See also:peak in Mexico and the second highest in
See also:America . Its upper
See also:line is about 13,500 ft. above
See also:sea-level, and Hans Gadow found patches of apparently permanent
See also:snow at an elevation of 14,400 ft. on its S.E. side in 1902 . The first ascent of
See also:Orizaba was made by
See also:Reynolds and
See also:Maynard in 1848, since when other successful attempts have been made and many failures have been recorded . Its last eruptive
See also:period was 1545–1566, and the volcano is now considered to be extinct, although Humboldt records that
See also:smoke was seen issuing from its
See also:summit as
See also:late as the beginning of the 19th century .
ORIYA (properly Oriyd)
ORIZABA (Indian name Ahuaializ-apan, pleasant water...
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