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Calderon Hondo

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HISTORY

Is located on the northern end of the island of Fuerteventura in the Atlantic Ocean. It belongs to the Volcanes de Bayuyo , which form a series of cinder volcanoes oriented from southwest to northeast over a fault line in the earth's crust . The distance from the Calderón Hondo to the coast is about five kilometers.

WHY THIS PLACE

The highest point on the crater rim reaches a height of 278 m, according to other sources 277 m. The deepest point in the crater is at a height of 162 m. The crater rim has a height of 227 m at the lowest point. This results in a depth of the crater of at least 66 meters.

CURIOSITIES

These volcanoes emerged about 50,000 years ago, they increased the surface area of Fuerteventura and created the island of Lobos. The Calderon Hondo is one of the best preserved.

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