Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03800
Volcán la Malinche, seen here from the south, derives its name from a Mayan woman who became the wife, aide, and interpreter of the Spanish explorer Cortés. The Spanish mispronounced the woman's name Malintzin as Malinche.
Photo by Steve Nelson, 1987 (Tulane University).
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