Popocatépetl lies along Mexico’s Cordillera Neo-Volcánica at the southern edge of the Mexican Plateau, 10 miles (16 km) south of its twin, Iztaccíhuatl, and 45 miles (72 km) Popocatépetl Volcano, Mexiko - facts & information / VolcanoDiscovery / VolcanoDiscovery. See more. 17,342 feet (5286 meters).
Popocatepetl mexico. Popocatépetl, (Nahuatl: “Smoking Mountain”) volcano on the border of the states of México and Puebla, central Mexico. At 5,426 m (17,80
"Popocatépetl and Iztaccíhuatl" refers to the volcanoes Popocatépetl ("the Smoking Mountain") and Iztaccíhuatl ("white woman" in Nahuatl, sometimes called the Mujer Dormida "sleeping woman" in Spanish) which overlook the Valley of Mexico and the various myths explaining their existence. Iztaccíhuatl (alternative spellings include Ixtaccíhuatl, or either variant spelled without the accent) (Nahuatl pronunciation: [istakˈsiwatɬ] or, as spelled with the x, [iʃtakˈsiwatɬ]), is a 5,230 m (17,160 ft) mountain in Mexico.It is the nation's third highest, after Pico de Orizaba 5,636 m (18,491 ft) and Popocatépetl 5,426 m (17,802 ft). Last update: 24 May 2020 (Volcanic Ash Advisory) Typical eruption style: Dominantly explosive, construction of lava domes.Plinian eruptions at intervals of several centuries or few thousands of years, vulcanian and strombolian activity in intermittent phases. Popocatepetl is one of Mexico's most active volcanoes. Popocatépetl (Spanish pronunciation: [popokaˈtepetl] ( listen ); Nahuatl: Popōcatepētl [popoːkaˈtepeːt͡ɬ] ( listen )) is an active stratovolcano, located in the states of Puebla, Morelos and Mexico, in central Mexico, and lies in the eastern half of the Trans-Mexican volcanic belt. Iztaccihuatl definition, an extinct volcano in S central Mexico, SE of Mexico City.