Laguna de Apoyo (Masaya Department, Nicaragua)

Laguna de Apoyo, Nicaragua

Volcano: Laguna de Apoyo (see Laguna de Apoyo at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Lake
Description: Laguna de Apoyo is an endorheic lake occupying the caldera of an extinct volcano. The lake is approximately round, with the diameter of 6.6 km. It is 175 m deep, and occupied 21 square km.

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

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Apoyo_010120061/1/2006 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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