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Caldera de TaburienteDeze pagina in Nederlands
The Caldera de Taburiente is the largest erosion crater in the world. At its highest point it is 2545m above sea level and drops to about 1200m innthe center and sea-level where the river-bed runs out into the sea.
Its is a very popular location for walking. There are routes within the Caldera and walking routes around the top edge of the crater.
There are several companies that offer organised walks.
Individual walkers wanting to enter the Caldera MUST obtain permission from the Caldera Information office.
Place: El Paso, Caldera Taburiente
Date: 2001-12
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services View into the Caldera de Taburiente from Los Barros (near Los Llanos) over the Barranco de Las Angustias. This is the main route into the Caldera Taburiente. The first part can be travelled by car. The rest on foot.
 
Place: Caldera de Taburiente
Date: 2002-08
Copyright: August Engelen The Briestas gorge in the Caldera de Taburiente
 
Place: Caldera de Taburiente
Date: 2002-08
Copyright: Bart en Monica In the Caldera de Taburiente
At the top is the 'Roque Idafe' and below is the 'Reventon Pass', the descent from the camping site to the river bed.
 
Place: Caldera de Taburiente
Date: 2002-08
Copyright: Bart en Monica A party of walkers negotiate a narrow path alongside a stream in the Caldera de Taburiente.
The stream only flows for short periods in the winter months.
 
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Place: El Paso, Caldera
Date: 2002-02
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services Evening sun on the clouds in the Caldera.
 
Place: El Paso, Caldera
Date: 2001-12
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services Mid-winter snow at the Roque de Los Muchachos.
 
Place: Tijarafe, El Time
Date: 2001-12
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services Barranco de Las Angustias.
 
Place: El Paso
Date: 2001
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The Caldera National Park visitors center.
 
Place: Los Llanos
Date: 2005-05
Copyright: Brian Smith, BTS Internet Services The wind from the East causing a strange trinagular cloud to emerge from the Caldera and out over Los Llanos.
 
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Caldera de Taburiente, the largest erosion crater in the world, on La Palma, Canary Islands
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