List of volcanoes in Costa Rica

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This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Costa Rica.

Name Elevation Location Last eruption
meters feet Coordinates
Aguas Zarcas Group[verification needed]
Arenal 1670 5479 10°27′47″N 84°42′11″W / 10.463°N 84.703°W / 10.463; -84.703 2010
Barva 2906 9534 10°08′06″N 84°06′00″W / 10.135°N 84.10°W / 10.135; -84.10 6050 BC
Cerro Anunciacion[verification needed] - - -
Cerro Tilaran [1][verification needed] 634 2080 10°27′04″N 84°58′41″W / 10.451°N 84.978°W / 10.451; -84.978
Irazú 3432 11,260 9°58′44″N 83°51′07″W / 9.979°N 83.852°W / 9.979; -83.852 1994
Laguna Poco Sol - - - -
Miravalles 2028 6653 10°47′02″N 85°09′11″W / 10.784°N 85.153°W / 10.784; -85.153 1946
Orosí 1659 5443 10°58′48″N 85°28′23″W / 10.980°N 85.473°W / 10.980; -85.473 3500 years ago
Platanar 2267 7438 10°18′00″N 84°21′58″W / 10.30°N 84.366°W / 10.30; -84.366 Holocene
Poás 2708 8884 10°12′00″N 84°13′59″W / 10.20°N 84.233°W / 10.20; -84.233 2013
Rincón de la Vieja 1916 6286 10°49′48″N 85°19′26″W / 10.830°N 85.324°W / 10.830; -85.324 2012
Tenorio 1916 6286 10°40′23″N 85°00′54″W / 10.673°N 85.015°W / 10.673; -85.015 -
Turrialba 3340 10,958 10°01′30″N 83°46′01″W / 10.025°N 83.767°W / 10.025; -83.767 2013

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://books.google.com/books?id=U87jyJf2DCsC&lpg=PA142&dq=%22Cerro%20Tilaran%22&pg=PA142#v=onepage&q=%22Cerro%20Tilaran%22&f=false Volcanes de costa rica: Geologia, Historia, Riqueza Natural Y Su Gente, 142. Guillermo E. Alvarado Induni. 1989