La Madera, Nicaragua

Location: 11.4N, 85.5W
Elevation: 4,572 feet (1,394 m)

Last Updated: July 11, 2000


La Madera stratovolcano forms the southeast part of Isla de Ometepe in Lake Nicaragua. La Madera has not erupted in the last 10,000 years and is covered by dense rainforest. Photograph by Lee Robinson, January 1996. Special thanks to David Mitchell of the Bainbridge Ometepe Island Association for providing this photograph.


Sources of Information:

Simkin, T., and Siebert, L., 1994, Volcanoes of the World: Geoscience Press, Tucson, Arizona, 349 p.



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