Colima Volcano

Earth As Art image Colima Volcano

Detailed Description

Snow-capped Colima Volcano, the most active volcano in Mexico, rises abruptly from the surrounding landscape in the state of Jalisco. Colima is actually a melding of two volcanoes, the older Nevado de Colima to the north and the younger, historically active Volcan de Colima to the south. Legend has it that gods sit atop the volcano on thrones of fire and ice.

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Image Dimensions: 7904 x 8512

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Location Taken: MX