It is the most northern of the higher peaks of Ecuador, with the exception of Cotocachi, and possibly of Chiles on the Colombian frontier, and reaches the elevation of 15,033 ft.
Philippi, Die terti¢ren and quartdren Versteinerungen Chiles (Leipzig, 1887), (includes also descriptions of some Cretaceous fossils), and Los Fo'siles secondarios de Chile (Santiago, 1899); Karl Burckhardt, " Profils geologiques transversaux de la Cordillere argentino-chilienne.
The paramos of Cruz Verde (11,695 ft.) and Pasto, and the volcanoes of Chiles (15,900 ft.), Chumbul (15,715 ft.), and Pasto ft.) are prominent landmarks of this desolate region.
Szechuan outpost Lucky Strike (12306 SE Powell Blvd) brings spicy flavors (the chiles are imported from China) that are sure to impress and have you begging for water.
Local favorites include the thin fried pork chops and ahi salsa, made with zesty chiles.
This moderately priced restaurant serves traditional Mexican dishes such as chile con queso and chiles rellenos, as well as American favorites like rib-eye steak and rainbow trout.
Local favorites include pan fried trout, chiles rellenos, enchiladas de carne and chicken enchiladas.
The menu also features numerous entrees, including mesquite smoked chicken, cedar roasted rainbow trout, barbecued pork ribs and hamburgers with bacon and green chiles.
Egg dishes include a classic Benedict, a variety of omelets and skillet breakfasts with green chiles, spicy sausage and Spanish sauce.