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Poas volcano
Stratovolcano 2708 m (8,884 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.2°N / -84.23°W
Current status: restless (2 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

Thu, 3 Oct 2019, 10:03
Phreatic eruption at Poás on 30 Sep 2019 (image: OVSICORI_UNA webcam)
OVSICORI-UNA reported that during 16-26 September sulfur dioxide emissions from Poás drifted W and NE, causing a sulfur odor in Alajuela, Heredia, San José, and Cartago. Acidic rain was recorded at the official’s house in the Poás Volcano National Park (PNVP) on 23 September and at Universidad Nacional Costa Rica (UNA) in Heredia on 26 September. Read more... read all
Thu, 30 May 2019, 23:00
Satellite image of Poas volcano on 30 May 2019
Mon, 18 Mar 2019, 19:00
Sat, 16 Feb 2019, 14:30
Fri, 15 Feb 2019, 19:15
Fri, 15 Feb 2019, 13:15
Fri, 15 Feb 2019, 02:15
Thu, 14 Feb 2019, 15:00
Wed, 13 Feb 2019, 19:15
Wed, 13 Feb 2019, 10:15
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