Momotombito Island

Momotombito Island (HM1RI2)

Location: Puerto Momotombo, León
Country: Nicaragua

N 12° 24.333', W 86° 36.646'

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Lake Xolotlán

Isla Momotombito: Estratovolcán de 350 msnm. cono apagado de basalto.La isla fue llamado por los indígenas "Cocobolo", por la abundancia de ñámbares fue un santuario arqueológico precolumbino.La composición de flora: Bosque latifoliado bajo cerrado: 95.9%Maleza: 4.1%Historia: En 1850 el explorador norteamericano Ephaim Squier descubrió varias estatuas labradas entre sus rocosas laderas que son un atractivo.Pie de dibujo:Isla Momotombito - Isla Rosa: Verdaderos Santuarios de Aves Acuáticos en el Lago XolotlánEnglish translation:Momotombito island: Stratovolcano 350 meters above sea level, it is an inactive basaltic cone.The island was called "Cocobolo" by native peoples for the abundance of ñámbares. It was a Precolumbian archaeological sanctuary.The composition of flora on the island is made up of 95.9% closed broadleaf forest and 4.1% grasses.History: In 1850 the American explorer Ephraim Squier discovered several statues carved from its rocky slopes that are still a local attraction.Caption:Momotombito Island - Rosa Island: True Aquatic Bird Sanctuaries in Lake Xolotlán
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HM NumberHM1RI2
Placed ByCircuito Turístico Reserva Natural Momotombo
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16P E 542307 N 1371430
Decimal Degrees12.40555000, -86.61076667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 12° 24.333', W 86° 36.646'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds12° 24' 19.98" N, 86° 36' 38.76" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near NIC-44B, Puerto Momotombo León , NI
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