Isla Zacate Grande

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Isla Zacate Grande
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Zacate Grande
Highest point
Elevation 640 m (2,100 ft)
Prominence 640 m (2,100 ft)
Coordinates 13°20′10″N87°37′41″W / 13.336°N 87.628°W / 13.336; -87.628 (Isla Zacate Grande)
Location Gulf of Fonseca, Honduras
Parent range Central America Volcanic Arc
Age of rock Holocene
Mountain type Stratovolcano (extinct)

Isla Zacate Grande is a stratovolcano in Honduras. The volcano forms a 7 by 10 km (4 by 6 mi) island in the Gulf of Fonseca and has seven satellite cones, including Guegensi Island located 3 km (2 mi) from Zacate Grande. [1] The island has seven of the 13 Aldeas (known as towns or neighborhoods) son of the city Amapala. These are subdivided into hamlets.

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  1. "Isla Zacate Grande". Global Volcanism Program . Smithsonian Institution.