Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Chimborazo, a mountain peak of Ecuador, belonging to the Andes, rises to the height of 20,703 feet above sea-level. It was first ascended in 1880 by Mr. E. Whymper. Chimborazo is also the name of a province on the south of the mountain, and covering an area of 5,523 square miles.