Zapatera

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Zapatera
Zapatera is located in Nicaragua
Zapatera
Zapatera
Location in Nicaragua
Elevation 629 m (2,064 ft)[1]
Location
Location Granada Department, Nicaragua
Coordinates 11°44′N 85°49′W / 11.73°N 85.82°W / 11.73; -85.82Coordinates: 11°44′N 85°49′W / 11.73°N 85.82°W / 11.73; -85.82[1]
Geology
Type Shield volcano
Last eruption Unknown

Zapatera is a shield volcano located in the southern part of Nicaragua. It forms the island of Isla Zapatera in the Lake Nicaragua. Isla Zapatera constitutes one of 78 protected areas of Nicaragua.

As of 1850, Zapatera was described "uninhabited" by British writer John Baily.[2]

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