Search for Posts & Maps

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Cosiguina Volcano

One of the westernmost points in NICARAGUA, Cosiguina Volcano (Volcán Cosigüina) last erupted in 1951 and is a stratovolcano now virtually completely covered in forests. Cosiguina's highest point stands at 872 meters and 2,861 feet. It is part of a peninsula stretching westward into the Gulf of Fonseca (Golfo de Fonseca), Guatemala Basin, and North Pacific Ocean and is not too far south of Honduras. Laguna Cosiguina sits in the middle of the volcano's caldera. Finally, the Cosiguina Volcano Natural Reserve surrounds the volcano.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Do you have any thoughts or suggestions? Let me know with a comment!
*Please note that comments WILL be MODERATED; therefore, spam comments (including offers and links unrelated to the post topic) WILL be REMOVED.*
I greatly appreciate your input... thank you so much!

  • Map Link in new tab or window
  • Thank you so much for accessing your trusted source for reliable geographic info since 2008 — today and always!
  • Total Pageviews