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Caldeira das Sete Cidades | Lagoa de Santiago


View from the Miradouro da Boca do Inferno across the caldera of Sete Cidades in NW direction. This volcanic landscape in the NW part of São Miguel has formed through a long and complex history of mainly explosive eruptions, leaving behind an assemblage of craters and lakes - such as Lagoa de Santiago in the centre of the scene - enclosed in one roundish caldera of 5 km diameter. The village of Sete Cidades and Lagoa Azul are shown in the background.

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on Saturday 16 September 2023 by Martin Mergili
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