Formica Leo

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Formica Leo
Formica Leo.jpg
Formica Leo seen from the pas de Bellecombe (Bellecombe Pass).
Highest point
Elevation 2,218 m (7,277 ft)
Coordinates 21°14′33″S 55°42′32″E / 21.24250°S 55.70889°E / -21.24250; 55.70889Coordinates: 21°14′33″S 55°42′32″E / 21.24250°S 55.70889°E / -21.24250; 55.70889
Formica Leo is located in Réunion
Formica Leo
Formica Leo

Formica Leo, named for its similar shape to the pitfall built by the antlion, is a small volcanic crater of the Piton de la Fournaise (French): "Peak of the Furnace", the active volcano on the eastern side of Réunion island (a French department) in the Indian Ocean. It is located at the bottom of the caldera called Enclos Fouqué, just beneath the mountain pass Pas de Bellecombe.


Formica Leo and rempart de Bellecombe seen from the bottom of Enclos Fouqué.