Ilopango volcanic lake (San Salvador Department, El Salvador)

Ilopango volcanic lake, El Salvador.

Volcano: Ilopango volcanic lake (see Ilopango volcanic lake at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Lake
Description: Lake Ilopango is a crater lake which fills a scenic 8 by 11 km (72 km2 or 28 sq mi) volcanic caldera in central El Salvador, on the borders of the San Salvador, La Paz, and Cuscatlán departments.

Point of contact for this site:
Kenji Notsu, (Laboratory for Earthquake Chemistry, Graduate School of Science)

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Ilopango_01019991/1/1999 Emanuela Bagnato Nov. 15, 2016

Bibliographic references for this site

López, D., Ransom, L., Perez, N.M., Hernández, P.A.,Monterrosa, J., and Notsu, K., 2004,Dynamics of diffuse degassing at Ilopango Caldera, El Salvador, Geological Society of America , vol.375, pp. 191-202, DOI: 10.1130/0-8137-2375-2.191

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