Central Guatemala: Lago de Atitlán and Volcán San Pedro
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Volcanoes Tolimán and Atitlán
|Lago de Atitlán is volcanic in origin, filling an enormous caldera formed in an eruption 84,000 years ago. It is renowned as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world.
Date: Dec 27, 2004
Longitude: -91° 6.59'
Latitude: 14° 48.95'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08