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This Huge Hole is Volcanic Crater of Xico

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If you want to see mother nature’s beauty, South Mexico City is should be your next destination to spend holidays. There you can witness the Xico Volcanic Crater, which is a huge hole that came into existence as a result of phreatomagmatic eruptions. This crater is around 40 kilometers from the city.

1. Hundreds of thousands of years back, when the eruptions happened, this crater came into being. At that time, this area was submerged.

Huge Xico Valcano

 

2. The drainage of the lake around the crater was done in the 1970s. Before long, the housing developments sped up.

Huge Xico Valcano

 

3. The ring is steeply elevated, which has been successful in preventing further encroachments into the crater.

Huge Xico Valcano

 

4. The inside of the crater has rich volcanic sol making the interior suitable to be used as farmland. You see how wonderful Mother Nature can be.

Huge Xico Valcano

 

5. This is an aerial view of the Xico Volcanic Crater that lies around 40km from the Mexico City.

Huge Xico Valcano

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