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Laguna Poco Sol volcano

Explosion crater(?) 789 m / 2589 ft
Costa Rica, 10.35°N / -84.67°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Laguna Poco Sol volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
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Background:

Laguna Poco Sol is a 200-m-wide, lake-filled depression that lies near the southern end of a volcanic lineament extending northward to Arenal volcano. The lake has been interpreted as a phreatic explosion crater or possibly a depression associated with a landslide. Lava flows, lahar deposits, tuffs, and volcanic breccias are found near the lake. Thermal activity at the lake and near the Río Penas Blancas includes mud pots, hot springs, and sulfur deposition.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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