The Poas Volcano Has Left Behind Its Relative Calm

The Poas Volcano crater as seen Tuesday morning. The most obvious change is that the lagoon grew some 40 meters in diameter, the ‘domo’ is gone and the water level dropped. Also evident are the giant rocks, that were not there before, on the ‘playon’ (the flat area) on the south side of the crater. Photo Gino Gonzalez
Q COSTA RICA – Last Friday, April 14, at 7:56am, the Poas Volcano left behind a period of relative calm, with small emanations of ash, mud and small stones, and went to a more explosive activity, which experts believe will include eruptions of up to five kilometres in height.
The change, volcanologists and geologists stay, occurred in a relatively short period of time that began at the end of

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