Geological Sites of Nevado's National Park in Colombia

Global Warming, Natural Disasters, Incredible Geomorphology.

10 sites of great geological importance for the Nevado's National Park in Colombia

The sites show the consequences of global warming, natural disasters that still live in the memory of the world and some of the most beautiful landscapes of Colombia.

In the following visualization you can click in the spheres to look at the geo sites, you can also click the surface to see the geomorphology of the region. The options allow you to exaggerate the topography, to look better at the characteristics of the region.

Laguna Otún

Otún's Laguna, (Rutas de Montaña).

The sites you can see in the visualization are, in alphabetic order:

  1. Cocora's Valley.
  2. Extinct Snowcapped Mountain el Cisne.
  3. Glaciar Cirques of the Cisne.
  4. Laguna Verde.
  5. Laharic Deposit of Armero.
  6. Olleta's Volcano.
  7. Otún's Laguna.
  8. Ruiz's Snowcapped Volcano.
  9. Santa Isabel's Snowcapped Volcano.
  10. Tolima's Snowcapped Volcano.

This article is part of research taken to deepen the knowledge of the volcano-glacial geological diversity in the Nevado's National Park, (Parque Nacional Natural los Nevados). The full tesis can be found in the thesis by Miguel Tavera: Evaluación e implementación de una propuesta de patrimonio geológico en El Parque Nacional Natural Los Nevados, Cordillera Central de Colombia

References:

  1. Miguel Tavera. Evaluación e implementación de una propuesta de patrimonio geológico en El Parque Nacional Natural Los Nevados, Cordillera Central de Colombia. Bachelor Thesis. Universidad EAFIT 2015.
  2. Sitio web Rutas de Montaña: PARAMILLO DEL QUINDIO - LAGUNA DEL OTUN.