Cayambe (or Volcán Cayambe) is the name of a volcano located in the Cordillera Central, a range of the Ecuadorian Andes. It is located in Pichincha province some 70 km (43 mi) northeast of Quito. It is the third highest mountain in Ecuador. Cayambe, which has a permanent snow cap, is a Holocene compound volcano which last erupted in March 1786.
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