Zapatera

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Zapatera
Zapatera is located in Nicaragua
Zapatera
Zapatera
Location in Nicaragua
Highest point
Elevation629 m (2,064 ft) [1]
Coordinates11°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]
Geography
LocationGranada Department, Nicaragua
Geology
Mountain typeShield volcano
Last eruptionUnknown

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] The archaeological site of Zapatera is located on the island.

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  1. ^ a b "Zapatera". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved 2006-09-07.
  2. ^ Baily, John (1850). Central America; Describing Each of the States of Guatemala, Honduras, Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. London: Trelawney Saunders. p. 156.