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Following illegal entry, authorities reiterate: don’t visit Turrialba’s crater
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Following illegal entry, authorities reiterate: don’t visit Turrialba’s crater

The Tico Times - April 19, 2018

After three people broke into a protected area in Turrialba Volcano National Park on Saturday and photographed themselves at the active volcano's crater, authorities reiterated their warnings…

Soaring above the volcanoes
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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…

Ashes from Turrialba Volcano’s explosions reach San José, Heredia
Environment & Wildlife
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Environment & Wildlife
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Ashes from Turrialba Volcano’s explosions reach San José, Heredia

L. Arias - March 29, 2017

After more than a month of calm, Turrialba Volcano resumed ash explosions this week, with maximum heights of some 500 meters (1,640 feet) above its crater. The Volcanological…

Turrialba Volcano registers increase in activity
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano registers increase in activity

L. Arias - December 31, 2016

Explosions and ash spewing forth from Turrialba Volcano, located some 70 Kilometers (43 miles) northeast of San José, increased this week, volcanologists from the University of Costa…

Flooding, ashfall, strong winds top Costa Rica’s natural disaster list this year
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Costa Rica
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Flooding, ashfall, strong winds top Costa Rica’s natural disaster list this year

L. Arias - December 29, 2016

2016 was a rough year for many people around the world, and Costa Rica was no exception: the country experienced a series of natural disasters from which people…

Turrialba Volcano spews ash for fourth consecutive day
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano spews ash for fourth consecutive day

L. Arias - September 29, 2016

Turrialba Volcano continued spewing ash and gases on Thursday in what the University of Costa Rica's National Seismological Network (RSN) volcanologist Mauricio Mora called one of its longest…

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

Zach Dyer - 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 spews ash; Rincón de la Vieja heaves vapor
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano spews ash; Rincón de la Vieja heaves vapor

L. Arias - May 3, 2016

Two Costa Rican volcanoes, Turrialba in Cartago province and Rincón de la Vieja in Guanacaste, began to show increased activity over the weekend, according to researchers from the…

Turrialba Volcano vapor plumes are normal, experts say
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano vapor plumes are normal, experts say

L. Arias - April 29, 2016

A plume of vapor that formed Thursday morning at Turrialba Volcano, located about 50 kilometers east of San José, alarmed residents of Cartago province, who posted messages…

PHOTOS: A close-up look at Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: A close-up look at Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano

Álvaro Sánchez - March 17, 2016

LEÓN, Nicaragua – Nicaragua’s iconic stratovolcano Momotombo seems to have taken a break from the hundreds of explosions it unleashed in recent weeks after remaining quiet for…

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