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What is Sangay?

Language of name  Quechua
English translation  The Frightener
Coordinates  2°0′9″S 78°20′27″
Location Morona Santiago Province, Ecuador
Elevation  5,260 mt (17,257 ft)


Sangay is an active stratovolcano in central Ecuador. It is the most active volcano in Ecuador, despite erupting only three times in recorded history, because the eruption that started in 1934 is still ongoing.

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