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Paricut├Čn is one of Mexico's youngest volcanoes. It was born on 1943 and then it stopped its activity on 1952. Its one of Michoacan's turistical attractions and sometimes you can see smoke coming out of the crater.

Elevation (feet): 10,413
Elevation (meters): 3,174
Continent: North America
Country: Mexico
Latitude: 19.493
Longitude: -102.251
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul
Nearest major airport: Mexico
Convenient Center: San Juan Parangaricutiro

Thanks to Felix Martinez and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

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