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Machay Destination Guide

Delve into Machay in Ecuador!

Machay in the region of Tungurahua is located in Ecuador - some 83 mi (or 133 km) South of Quito, the country's capital.

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Current time in Machay is now 05:22 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "America / Guayaquil" with an UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Ulvilla, Ulba, Topo, San Vicente, Rio Chico or Piura. While being here, make sure to check out Yunguilla, Valencia, San Pedro, Rio Verde, Rio Negro and Cadenillas as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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El Pailon del Diablo Incajac's photos ar...

01:36 min ( November 11, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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02:38 min ( February 14, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
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Preview of Ladyandtramp's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Baños, Ecu...


Rapelling Down Waterfalls and Jumping Of...

02:12 min ( December 08, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Preview of Destin8ion's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Baños, Ecuad...

Escape from the Volcano Eoinmccarthy's ...

01:01 min ( November 10, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
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Interesting facts about this location

Agoyán

The Agoyan is the tallest waterfall of the Ecuadorian Andes. It is located approximately 7 km from the city of Baños. It is formed by the waters of the Pastaza river that plunge 61 meters in a gorge located in the Occidental Cordillera. In 1987, the Ecuadorian government inaugurated the Agoyan hydroelectric plant, which has been part of the country's power grid since then. The plant was built upstream of the waterfall, so as to preserve it.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -1.4, -78.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Waterfalls of Ecuador

1949 Ambato earthquake

The 1949 Ambato earthquake was the largest earthquake in the Western Hemisphere in more than five years. On August 5, 1949, it struck Ecuador's Tungurahua Province southeast of its capital, Ambato, and killed 5,050 people. Measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale, it originated from a hypocenter 40 km beneath the surface. The nearby villages of Guano, Patate, Pelileo, and Pillaro were destroyed, and the city of Ambato suffered heavy damage.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -1.4, -78.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:1949 earthquakes, 1949 in Ecuador, Earthquakes in Ecuador

Tungurahua

Tungurahua, is an active stratovolcano located in the Cordillera Oriental of Ecuador. The volcano gives its name to the province of Tungurahua. Volcanic activity restarted on August 19, 1999, and is ongoing as of 2012, with major eruptions on 16 August 2006, 6 February 2008, 28 May 2010, 4 December 2010 and 26 April 2011, and again in March 2013.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -1.4, -78.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Active volcanoes, Mountains of Ecuador, Stratovolcanoes, Subduction volcanoes, Volcanoes of Ecuador

Rio Amazonas Airport

Rio Amazonas Airport is located at Shell Mera in the Pastaza Province in Ecuador. The airport was established in 1937 by Royal Dutch Shell and abandoned in 1948. In 1949 the Mission Aviation Fellowship, a Christian missionary group, established themselves in the area and used the airport as their main base.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -1.4, -78.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Ecuador, Pastaza Province