Turrialba Volcano National Park

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Turrialba Volcano National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Turrialba Volcano cone Sept 2005 .jpg
Turrialba Volcano
Location Costa Rica
Coordinates 10°1′48″N 83°46′12″W / 10.03000°N 83.77000°W / 10.03000; -83.77000Coordinates: 10°1′48″N 83°46′12″W / 10.03000°N 83.77000°W / 10.03000; -83.77000
Area ~3,900 acres (16 km²)
Established 30 July 1955
Governing body National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC)

Turrialba Volcano National Park, or in Spanish the Parque Nacional Volcan Turrialba is a National Park in the Central Volcanic Conservation Area of Costa Rica that encompasses the area around the Turrialba Volcano in Cartago Province. The volcano is still active although the last major eruptions were between 1864 and 1868, more recently the main vulcanism is limited to sulfuric steam and vapors and fumarole activity.

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