Zapatera

Zapatera
Elevation629 metres (2,064 feet)
LocationGranada Department, Nicaragua
Coordinates
TypeShield volcano
Last eruptionUnknown


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

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summit is a point on a surface which is higher in elevation than all points immediately adjacent to it. Mathematically speaking, a summit is a local maximum in elevation.
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Granada

Departamento de Granada



Country | Nicaragua

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Anthem
Salve a ti, Nicaragua


Capital
(and largest city) Managua

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geographic coordinate system enables every location on the earth to be specified by the three coordinates of a spherical coordinate system aligned with the spin axis of the Earth.
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Mountains can be characterized in several ways. Some mountains are volcanoes and can be characterized by the type of lava and eruptive history. Other mountains are shaped by glacial processes and can be characterized by their shape.
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A shield volcano is a large volcano with shallow-sloping sides. The name derives from a translation of "Skjaldbreiğur", an Icelandic shield volcano whose name means "broad shield," from its resemblance to a warrior's shield.
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Volcano:
1. Large magma chamber
2. Bedrock
3. Conduit (pipe)
4. Base
5. Sill
6. Branch pipe
7. Layers of ash emitted by the volcano
8. Flank 9. Layers of lava emitted by the volcano
10. Throat
11. Parasitic cone
12. Lava flow
13. Vent
14.
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Anthem
Salve a ti, Nicaragua


Capital
(and largest city) Managua

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Location Nicaragua
Coordinates Coordinates:


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The protected areas of Nicaragua are areas that have natural beauty or significance and are protected by Nicaragua. Nicaragua has 78 protected areas that cover about 20% of the nations landmass.
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