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This Week end, I gone to the Iztaccihualt Volcano and saw very nice colours, clouds, lights in this place.
Iztacchuatl (alternative spellings include Ixtacchuatl or either variant spelled without the accent) is the third highest mountain in Mexico, after Pico de Orizaba (5,636m) and Popocatpetl (5,452m). Its name is Nahuatl for "white lady".
The mountain has four peaks, the highest of which is 5,230 m above sea level. Together, the peaks are seen as depicting the head, chest, knees and feet of a sleeping female figure, which is visible from either the east or the west. Iztacchuatl is a mere 70 km to the southeast of Mexico City and is often visible from the capital, depending on atmospheric conditions.
While the first recorded ascent was made in 1889, archaeological evidence suggests that the Aztecs and previous cultures also climbed the mountain.
Iztacchuatl lies to the north of Popocatpetl, and is connected to it by the high pass called the Paso de Corts.

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