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Turrialba Volcano

Turrialba Volcano

Turrialba Volcano The Turrialba Volcano is the last of the Central Volcanic Mountain range in the northeast direction; and like it is in the same mountain base that the Irazú, it can be said that these two volcanos are “almost…

Tenorio Volcano

Tenorio Volcano

Tenorio Volcano The Tenorio is located in the province of Guanacaste at 1.916 m.s.n.m., divided by a picturesque valley, well-known as Bijagua. From this town the climbing can be attempted, although there are not traced routes. It is the volcano…

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano

Rincón de la Vieja Volcano It is a stratovolcano characterized by eruptions of stones with water and mud, and fumaroles. Some eruptions occurred in 1851, 1863, 1922, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1983, 1987 and 1991. When phreatic eruptions originate (mudslides) descend…

Poás Volcano

Poás Volcano

Poás Volcano Among those already extinct volcanos “El Viejo” toward the west and the Barva going west, and as culminating point there is one of the most imposing peaks in the Central Mountain Range, the volcan Poás with 2.708 mts.…

Platanar Volcano

Platanar Volcano

Platanar Volcano Platanar volcano, known in the region as volcán Congo, has an altitude of 2.183 m.s.n.m., is located 8 km southest from Ciudad Quesada. This is at the moment a non active estratovolcano, few known, who has at the…

Orosi Volcano

Orosi Volcano

Orosí Volcano The near lands to the base of the Orosí volcano has been taken advantage of cattle raising works and agriculture. From the magnificent country property los Inocentes, the mass of the volcano is appreciated with all its conformation.…

Miravalles Volcano

Miravalles Volcano

Miravalles Volcano At 15 km of Bagaces, in north the direction, and from the wavy lands of volcanic origin, of white color and with a scanty vegetation, one can already admire in all their body, the Miravalles, volcano extinguished in…

Irazú Volcano

Irazú Volcano

Irazú Volcano Their craters are located to a height of 3.432 mt, the Irazú forms, along with the Poás, the most “visited volcanic pair” of the country; and its reputation, accentuated by the active period, that beguns in 1963, is…

Cacao Volcano

Cacao Volcano

Cacao Volcano Located in the Mountain range of Guanacaste to 1659 m.s.n.m. has a crater to the Southwest of which there are not activity records. In their sheer hillsides, there are numerous nascent that flow toward the Lake of Nicaragua…

Barva Volcano

Barva Volcano

Barva Volcano With their 2.906 mt of height, the Barva is among the high peaks of the central volcanic mountain range, with their “equals” Irazú, toward the east and Poás, to the west. This volcano is also Well-known as The…

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