Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-07436
Nevado de Toluca is seen here from the south with its highest peak El Fraile to the left. The volcano is also known by its Nahuatl name, Xinantécatl. The morphology is due in part to explosive eruptions, large slope failures, and glacial erosion. Nevado de Toluca lies 80 km WSW of Mexico City.
Photo by José Macías, 1995 (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México).