Popo-Izta Range

Range TypeArea dominanted by a single large peak
Highest PointVolcán Popocatépetl (5413 m/17,759 ft)
States/ProvincesPuebla (43%), México (31%), Morelos (16%), Tlaxcala (6%), Hidalgo (3%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area7,076 sq km / 2,732 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent159 km / 99 mi North-South
80 km / 49 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long19° 7' N; 98° 37' W
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Map of Popo-Izta Range
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Central NeovolcanicaLevel 4 (Parent)
         Popo-Izta RangeLevel 5

Major Peaks of the Popo-Izta Range

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Volcán Popocatépetl541317,759 
2.Volcán Iztaccíhuatl521317,103 
3.Pico el Fraile5000+16,404+ 
4.Izta Norte4660+15,289+ 
5.Cerro Tláloc415813,642 
6.Cerro Telapón4060+13,320+ 
7.Cerro Altzomoni4033+13,232+ 
8.Cerro Tehuistle4030+13,222+ 
9.Cerro Tlamacas4020+13,189+ 
10.Cerro Venacho3980+13,058+ 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Popo-Izta Range

Volcán Popocatépetl

The white snows of Popo rise above Tlamacas Lodge, in this picture from before the recent eruptive cycle began in 1994 (1993-01).
Volcán Iztaccíhuatl
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The summit area of Iztaccíhuatl holds a large, flat snowfield at 5200 meters elevation (2012-01-13).
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Iztaccíhuatl-Las Rodillas
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Ixta route planning (2014-04-24). Photo by Ted Bauer.
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