April 14, 2008

A volcano located directly under an airway enroute to MMTO: Toluca, Mexico

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The dormant Pico de Orizaba volcano is 18490 feet tall, the highest mountain in all of Mexico and third highest in North America. We were flying on airway UJ24 at the minimum altitude of 21000 feet. There is a nice crater at the top, but unfortunately since we were flying by so fast (and low in relation to altitudes above the top), I missed the opportunity to take a shot.

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