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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04213

Concepción (left) and Maderas (right) form Ometepe island. They are seen here from the west, across a 10-20 km wide strait in Lake Nicaragua separating the island from the mainland. The volcanoes have formed on lake sediments overlying Tertiary-Cretaceous sediments.  Photo by Jaime Incer.

Concepción (left) and Maderas (right) form Ometepe island. They are seen here from the west, across a 10-20 km wide strait in Lake Nicaragua separating the island from the mainland. The volcanoes have formed on lake sediments overlying Tertiary-Cretaceous sediments.

Photo by Jaime Incer.

Keywords: stratovolcano


Concepción

Maderas