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El Junco crater lake on San Cristobal in the Galapagos
Galapagos Islands

This is El Junco - the crater lake high in the volcanic mountains of San Cristobal in the Galapagos.  There's a trail around the lake with great views of the island, the coastline, and the sea.  The lake often has frigate birds swooping down to catch fish or to drink the fresh water.  You can see some of the birds in this photo.

Copyright: Frank Taylor
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Uploaded: 12/04/2010
Updated: 30/06/2014
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Tags: tahina; eljunco; sancristobal; galapagos; crater; lake
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