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Mountain - photo from Lake Ilopango: Lake Ilopango, taken at 10:45 am 19 Feb 2007 by Jorobeq (

The eruption of the volcano under Lake Ilopango is believed to be the catalyst that caused the Irish to convert to Christianity.

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Lake Ilopango, aerial photography, El Salvador "...A massive eruption of Ilopango volcano in El Salvador, today a crater lake, may have triggered the global climate cooling of A.D. 536. The only historical eruption at Ilopango took place in 1879-1880, during which a lava dome formed creating the Islas Quemadas in the central part of the lake. .."

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from the Guardian

The lakes and volcanoes of El Salvador