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Arenal vulkaan
Stratovulkaan 1657 m / 5,436 ft
Costa Rica, 10.46°N / -84.7°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Arenal vulkaanuitbarstingen:
1968-2011, 1968 (major explosion), 1922, 1915(?), 1750, 1530, around 1350 (large, sub-Plinian eruption)
Typical eruption style:
Ontploffingsgevaar. In de buurt van continue Stromboli activiteit, af en toe grote explosieve evenementen en lava stroomt.
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Volcano news: Arenal volcano, Costa Rica

Arenal volcano (Costa Rica), activity update: a series of incandescent flows

vr, 4 jun 2010, 08:55
08:55 AM | DOOR: TS
It was reported that on 24 May a series of incandescent flows were flowing the W flank, towards the lake, reaching a forest. An ash plume was drifting and the N. Arenal National Park was closed briefly because to the activity.
Vorig nieuws
Wed, 26 May 2010, 12:37
Arenal volcano in Costa Rica had a stronger explosive and/or effusive eruption around 1pm on 25 June. According to various news sources, explosions produced 8 ash avalances (or lava flows) and promted the evacuation of parts of the Arenal National Park. Although almost constantly active during the past decades, the last major eruption of Arenal was in 1968 when 89 people got killed. ... Lees alle
Tue, 10 Jun 2008, 11:42
As the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica reports in a press bulletin, on Friday 06, June 2008 at 9:15am (15:15GMT) a large hot avalanche of unknown volume of blocky lava that had been accumulating at the summit since March 2007 rolled down the SW slopes of Arenal volcano, Costa Rica. ... Lees alle
Sat, 15 Dec 2007, 13:08
Arenal, one of the few volcanoes with near-constant activity, continues to be in mild strombolian-type activity. ... Lees alle
Thu, 27 Sep 2007, 19:23
There have been observations of pyroclastic flows that traveled W of Arenal on September 18. Aslo ahs was produced and avalanches have been reported. ... Lees alle
Thu, 13 Sep 2007, 05:51
Arenal volcano continues to be mildly active. Over the past weeks, activity at crater C consisted of gas emissions, sporadic Strombolian eruptions, lava flows traveling down the SW and S flanks, and occasional avalanches from lava-flow fronts. Blocks from the lava-flow fronts periodically reached vegetation and started small fires. Acid rain and small amounts of ejected pyroclastic material affected the NE and SE flanks. Eruptions produced ash plumes that rose about 2.2 km (7,100 ft) a.s.l. Pyroclastic cones on the NE and SW flanks continued to grow. Small avalanches of volcanic material traveled down several ravines. Crater D showed only fumarolic activity. ... Lees alle

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