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List of volcanoes in Costa Rica

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Subject: Rincón de la Vieja Volcano, Arenal Volcano, List of volcanoes in Nicaragua, Volcanoes of Costa Rica, Mountains of Costa Rica
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List of volcanoes in Costa Rica

This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Costa Rica.

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
meters feet Coordinates
Aguas Zarcas Group
Arenal 1670 5479 2010
Barva 2906 9534 6050 BC
Cerro Anunciacion - - -
Cerro Tilaran [1] 634 2080
Irazú 3432 11,260 1994
Laguna Poco Sol - - - -
Miravalles 2028 6653 1946
Orosí 1659 5443 3500 years ago
Platanar 2267 7438 Holocene
Poás 2708 8884 2013
Rincón de la Vieja 1916 6286 2012
Tenorio 1916 6286 -
Turrialba 3340 10,958 March 2015

See also


  1. ^ Volcanes de costa rica: Geologia, Historia, Riqueza Natural Y Su Gente, 142. Guillermo E. Alvarado Induni. 1989
  • Siebert L, Simkin T (2002-). Volcanoes of the World: an Illustrated Catalog of Holocene Volcanoes and their Eruptions. Smithsonian Institution, Global Volcanism Program Digital Information Series, GVP-3, (
  • Vulcanología. Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (OVSICORI).
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