Lake Yojoa is the largest lake in Honduras with a
surface area of 285 square kilometers (110 mi²) and an average depth of 15
meters (50 ft). At an altitude of 700 meters (2,300 ft), it lies in a
depression formed by volcanoes. The Lake Yojoa volcanic field consists of Pleistocene
to Holocene scoria cones, craters, and lava flows.
The west side of the lake is
bordered by steep mountains and Santa Bárbara National Park while the east side
is adjacent to Cerro