Laguna de Apoyeque (Managua Department, Nicaragua)

Laguna de Apoyeque, Nicaragua

Volcano: Laguna de Apoyeque (see Laguna de Apoyeque at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Lake
Description: Apoyeque is a pyroclastic shield, located in the Chiltepe Peninsula Natural Reserve in Nicaragua. It has a 2.8-km wide, 400-m-deep, lake-filled caldera. The lake at its center, Apoyeque lake, also called Laguna de Apoyaque, its shore 100 meters below the peak of the caldera, at its bottom reaches down to sea level.

This location does not have flux data

Point of contact for this site:
Nemesio M. Pérez, nperez@iter.es (Environmental Research Division, Instituto Tecnológico y de Energías Renovables )

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Apoyeque_010120101/1/2010 Emanuela Bagnato Nov. 15, 2016


Bibliographic references for this site

Pérez, Nemesio M., Pedro A. Hernández, German Padilla, Dácil Nolasco, José Barrancos, Gladys Melían,Eleazar Padrón, Samara Dionis, David Calvo, Fátima Rodríguez, Kenji Notsu, Toshiya Mori, Minoru Kusakabe, M. Carmencita Arpa, Paolo Reniva, and Martha Ibarra, 2011,Global CO2 emission from volcanic lakes, Geology, vol.39, n.3, pp. 235-238, DOI: 10.1130/G31586.1


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