Rincón de la Vieja volcano, Costa Rica: news & activity updates
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Rincón de la Vieja volcano (Costa Rica) activity update: increased degassing and temperature at acid crater lake
Sat, 6 Oct 2012, 07:56
The volcano has a very active hot lake whose degassing activity and temperature (48° C) increased after the magnitude 7.6 earthquake on 5 Sep. It has milky gray color due to mixing of sediments. Read all
The acid crater lake. On the right there are thermal convective cells (upwelling), mainly in the south and east of the lake (RSN)
Thu, 12 Apr 2012, 10:05Over the past weeks, the National Park of Rincón de la Vieja has been observing an increase in volcanic activity, and a small phreatic eruption occurred from the main crater on 11 April.