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Auto bank in Latacunga, Ecuador

Two bays of an auto bank are open without customers. On the front of the building is the name Autobanco and the bank's symbol.Autobanco branches can be found throughout norther South America. They are full-service institutions that operate without a lobby. Instead, customers drive up to teller-operated windows to complete their banking needs. Latacunga is in the highlands of Ecuador. At over 9,000 feet elevation, the town of Latacunga's climate is usually cold and windy. The town is also close to the active volcano Cotopaxi. Proximity to the volcano has meant that the town is susceptible to earthquakes and eruptions. In fact, the town was destroyed by earthquakes four times before the year 1800.

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