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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-08264

These small forested islands are hummocks of a large debris avalanche from Mombacho volcano that swept into Lake Nicaragua.  The horizon is formed by Isla Zapatera volcano, SE of Mombacho. Photo by Lee Siebert, 1998 (Smithsonian Institution).

These small forested islands are hummocks of a large debris avalanche from Mombacho volcano that swept into Lake Nicaragua. The horizon is formed by Isla Zapatera volcano, SE of Mombacho.

Photo by Lee Siebert, 1998 (Smithsonian Institution).


Zapatera

Mombacho