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Tico Times #TBT: Irazú Volcano’s two-year eruption
Tico Times #TBT
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Tico Times #TBT
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Tico Times #TBT: Irazú Volcano’s two-year eruption

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 21, 2019

In March 1963, Irazú Volcano began a period of eruptions that would last two years. The below video, via the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica…

Last-minute getaways for the holidays
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Last-minute getaways for the holidays

Amanda Zúñiga - December 20, 2015

Sometimes those last few weeks before the holidays are so hectic that you forget to plan for the holidays. Well, we at The Tico Times did some…

23 temblors shake Cartago starting Monday night
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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23 temblors shake Cartago starting Monday night

L. Arias - May 26, 2015

In a span of eight hours on Monday night and into early Tuesday, experts from the University of Costa Rica and the National University registered at least 23 temblors with…

As Turrialba Volcano erupts again, scientists warn of increased health risks, economic damage
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Business
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As Turrialba Volcano erupts again, scientists warn of increased health risks, economic damage

Lindsay Fendt - May 10, 2015

[embed]https://www.facebook.com/OVSICORI/videos/vb.106757629361504/836698696367390/?type=2&theater[/embed] At 4:55 a.m. Sunday, ash spilled from the crater of Costa Rica's Turrialba Volcano for nearly an hour. Though the ash barely left the crater, located…

Massive landslides near Irazú’s summit could force relocation of telecommunications towers
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Massive landslides near Irazú’s summit could force relocation of telecommunications towers

L. Arias - March 23, 2015

Scientific staff from the Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) began a ground inspection Monday in an area near the Irazú Volcano where various landslides have collapsed the ground,…

Experts confirm increased activity at Turrialba Volcano
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Experts confirm increased activity at Turrialba Volcano

L. Arias - February 11, 2015

Tall, white columns of vapor and gas on Wednesday morning surprised residents near the Turrialba Volcano, east of Cartago, as the western crater registered increased activity that formed a…

Experts monitoring increase in seismic activity at Costa Rica’s Irazú Volcano
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Experts monitoring increase in seismic activity at Costa Rica’s Irazú Volcano

L. Arias - January 20, 2015

A series of minor tremors, or microseisms, occurring since December has residents of several communities near Costa Rica's Irazú Volcano on alert. The magnitude of the temblors…

TIMELINE: A recent volcanic history of Costa Rica
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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TIMELINE: A recent volcanic history of Costa Rica

The Tico Times - November 7, 2014

Irazú marathon is a brutal uphill battle
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Health
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Irazú marathon is a brutal uphill battle

The Tico Times - March 30, 2014

“It will be very hard,” said Philippe Bukovec, organizer of the Challenge Irazú races, just minutes before the 40-kilometer marathon started last Saturday morning. Bukovec chuckled morosely.…

Volcano marathon, a culinary challenge, and other happenings around Costa Rica
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Arts and Culture
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Volcano marathon, a culinary challenge, and other happenings around Costa Rica

The Tico Times - March 28, 2014

The Challenge Irazú It’s a marathon. On mountain trails. Around a volcano. Sound intense? It is. The Challenge Irazú combines multiple races on one action-packed day, which…