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Poas volcano
Stratovolcano 2708 m (8,884 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.2°N / -84.23°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Poas volcano eruptions:
1828, 1834, 1838(?), 1860, 1879(?), 1880, 1888-91, 1895, 1898-1907, 1910, 1910, 1914, 1914-15, 1925, 1929, 1941-46, 1948-51, 1952-57, 1958-61, 1963, 1964-65, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1972-73, 1974-75, 1976, 1977, 1977-78, 1978, 1979-80, 1980, 1981, 1987-90, 1991, 1992, 1992-93, 1994, 1996, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
Typical eruption style:
Phreatic eruptions, sometimes geyser-like ejections of water from the acid crater lake.
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Volcano news: Poás volcano, Costa Rica

latest (Jun-Dec 2017) | Jan-May 2017 | 2016 | archive
Mon, 6 Nov 2017, 16:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Mon, 30 Oct 2017, 21:45
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 30 Oct 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 13 Sep 2017, 15:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Tue, 29 Aug 2017, 18:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Thu, 24 Aug 2017, 16:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Tue, 22 Aug 2017, 22:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 9 Aug 2017, 11:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 2 Aug 2017, 01:15
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Fri, 14 Jul 2017, 08:20
Image of Poás crater on 12 July 2017 with several vents and no more crater lake (image: RSN)
As a result of the recent eruptions, the crater lake has disappeared. At the place of the old lava dome near the center of the crater, a small pyroclastic cone has formed around the main emission point. ...more [read all]
Sat, 8 Jul 2017, 06:45
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]

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