Palmita, Sistema Zacaton
The unique Sistema Zacatón contains also smaller features like the small sinkhole named Palmita.
Map of the site
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Sistema Zacatón is an area with incredible characteristics unparalleled in the world. In total, the area contains some 20 unusual features – sinkholes, caves, springs created by deep groundwater heated by volcanic processes. Karstification processes here continue today as well – acidic groundwater continues to strip away the limestone and deposits it in unusual travertine formations.
- Marcus Gary, Sistema Zacatón, research homepage. Accessed in the 23rd June 2010
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