Lagoa do Fogo

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Lagoa do Fogo
Lagoon of Fire
Lagoa do Fogo on Sao Miguel in the Azores of Portugal on the planet Earth.jpg
Location São Miguel Island, Azores
Coordinates 37°45′N 25°28′W / 37.750°N 25.467°W / 37.750; -25.467Coordinates: 37°45′N 25°28′W / 37.750°N 25.467°W / 37.750; -25.467
Type crater lake
Basin countries (Azores)
Max. length 3 km
Max. width 2.5 km
Surface area 136 ha
Max. depth 30 m
Surface elevation 575 m

Lagoa do Fogo (English: Lagoon of Fire) is a crater lake within the Agua de Pau stratovolcano in the center of the island of São Miguel Island in the Azores. The governmental authorities do not allow any modern construction around this lake. This lake is the highest above sea level on São Miguel Island.

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Lagoa do Fogo in the inner Caldera of Agua de Pau (stratovolcano), viewing direction southeast