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Ecuador

Ecuador is well known for having some of the worst roads on Earth, and with good reason. But the uniquely terrifying Cotopaxi Volcan Road is in a league of it’s own. A 25-mile Cotopaxi Volcan road leads to the Cotopaxi National Park entrance by crossing a swift quickly-moving steam.

 

Laguna de Cuicocha is a crater lake at an elevation of 3.133m above the sea level located in the Cordillera Occidental of the Ecuadorian Andes.

The Pan-American Highway is one of the biggest adventures in the world. It’s a network of roads covering almost 48,000 kilometres (30,000 mi) from North America to South America.

 

Mirador Tres Cruces is a high mountain overlook at an elevation of 4.161m (13,651ft) above the sea level, located in southern Ecuador’s Andes mountains.

 

Located in Napo Province, Ecuador, Papallacta is the highest town in the country, at an elevation of 10,827 feet (3.300 m) above the sea level. It’s one of the highest towns accessible by car on Earth.

 

Mirador Via Principal Parque Nacional Cajas is a high mountain overlook at an elevation of 3.807m (12,490ft) above the sea level, located in southern Ecuador’s Andes mountains.

 

Located in the Ecuadorian Andes, Quilotoa Lake is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 3.914 m (12,841 ft) above the sea level.

 

Volcan Corazon is a high mountain eroded stratovolcano  at an elevation of 4.142m (13,589ft) above the sea level, located in the western slopes of the Andes, in Ecuador.

 

Refugio Edward Whymper is a high mountain hut at an elevation of 4.855m (15,928ft) above the sea level located in the Cordillera Occidental of the Andes of central Ecuador.

 

Laguna Llaviucu is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 3.168m (10,393ft) above the sea level, located in southern Ecuador’s Andes mountains.

 

Cerro Atacazo is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.155m above the sea level located in the Western Cordillera, southwest of Quito, Ecuador.

 

Volcan Chiles is a high mountain stratovolcano  at an elevation of 4.142m (13,589ft) above the sea level, located on the border of Colombia and Ecuador.

 

Volcan Pasochoa is an extinct volcano at an elevation of 3.234m above the sea level located in the Ecuadorian Andes.

 

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