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Tico Times #TBT: 2006 Arenal Volcano lava flows
Arenal
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Arenal
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Tico Times #TBT: 2006 Arenal Volcano lava flows

The Tico Times - February 21, 2019

Arenal Volcano's July 1968 eruption destroyed three small villages, killed 87 people and wiped out 232 square kilometers of crops and livestock. The stratovolcano has remained dormant…

Soaring above the volcanoes
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Newsletter
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Soaring above the volcanoes

The Tico Times - April 20, 2017

Thanks to faithful Tico Times reader and Southwest Airlines pilot John Wells, who has spent a lot of time in the air above San José in recent…

PHOTOS: Turrialba’s big weekend
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Costa Rica
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PHOTOS: Turrialba’s big weekend

AFP and Tico Times Staff - January 9, 2017

If Volcán Turrialba plans to adhere to the saying, "Begin as you mean to go on," then we could be in for an explosive 2017. Ashfall from…

UPDATE: Green alert declared as Turrialba Volcano ashfall intensifies
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Costa Rica
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UPDATE: Green alert declared as Turrialba Volcano ashfall intensifies

The Tico Times - January 5, 2017

The National Emergency Commission (CNE) declared a Green Alert for the Central Valley on Thursday afternoon as Turrialba Volcano continued to pump ash intothe skies in the…

UPDATE: Eruption of Turrialba Volcano closes airport, launches ash, rocks 4 km high
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Costa Rica
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UPDATE: Eruption of Turrialba Volcano closes airport, launches ash, rocks 4 km high

L. Arias - September 19, 2016

Update: Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6:00 a.m.: Juan Santamaría International Airport was scheduled to be closed until 11 a.m. Tuesday morning as airport crew continue to clean the runways…

Turrialba Volcano spews ash, vapor
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Business
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Turrialba Volcano spews ash, vapor

L. Arias - September 13, 2016

Following an increase in seismic activity, Turrialba Volcano began spewing ash, vapor and gases at 2 a.m. on Tuesday, experts from the University of Costa Rica (UCR)…

Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts, sends ash 3 km high
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts, sends ash 3 km high

The Tico Times - July 25, 2016

Turrialba Volcano decided to celebrate the Annexation of Nicoya national holiday with a bang Monday. At 7:22 a.m., the volcano sent a column of ash, rock and steam…

Turrialba Volcano eruption spreads ash across northeastern San José
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano eruption spreads ash across northeastern San José

L. Arias - July 7, 2016

Volcanologists from the University of Costa Rica's National Seismological Network (RSN) reported a new eruption of Turrialba Volcano at 6:58 a.m. on Thursday. The explosion expelled ash and…

Turrialba Volcano again spews ash and vapor
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano again spews ash and vapor

L. Arias - June 17, 2016

Sustained tremor activity that started at 8 p.m. Wednesday marked a new spike in activity at Turrialba Volcano. At 1:45 a.m. Thursday the crater began spewing ash…

Vegetables grown near erupting Turrialba called safe to eat
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Agriculture
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Vegetables grown near erupting Turrialba called safe to eat

L. Arias - May 31, 2016

Consumption of vegetables grown north of Cartago province do not pose any risk to humans despite their exposure to ashes from the Turrialba Volcano, the Costa Rican government says. Ash…