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Laguna Poco Sol

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  • Costa Rica
  • México and Central America
  • Explosion crater(?)
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 10.35°N
  • 84.67°W

  • 789 m
    2588 ft

  • 345803
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
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Most Recent Bulletin Report: June 1969 (CSLP 44-69)

Fumarolic activity reported and pictured in newspapers

Card 0568 (04 June 1969) Fumarolic activity reported and pictured in newspapers

The following is from a cable received on 3 June. "Newspapers carry story and photos fumarolic activity at Cerro Poco Sol located 16 miles W of Quesada in dense jungle area . . . . Unable to ascertain whether such activity new or unusual."

Information Contacts: Richard Berg, American Embassy, San José, Costa Rica

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Laguna Poco Sol.

Bulletin Reports - Index

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06/1969 (CSLP 44-69) Fumarolic activity reported and pictured in newspapers




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June 1969 (CSLP 44-69)

Fumarolic activity reported and pictured in newspapers

Card 0568 (04 June 1969) Fumarolic activity reported and pictured in newspapers

The following is from a cable received on 3 June. "Newspapers carry story and photos fumarolic activity at Cerro Poco Sol located 16 miles W of Quesada in dense jungle area . . . . Unable to ascertain whether such activity new or unusual."

Information Contacts: Richard Berg, American Embassy, San José, Costa Rica

The Global Volcanism Program has no synonyms or subfeatures listed for Laguna Poco Sol.

Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Laguna Poco Sol. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Laguna Poco Sol page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Laguna Poco Sol.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Laguna Poco Sol.

Photo Gallery

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GVP Map Holdings

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Title: Aparatos Volcanico de Costa Rica
Publisher: IGN & Observatorio Volc & Sismo de CR
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1987
Map Type: Geographic
Scale: 1:750,000
Map of Aparatos Volcanico de Costa Rica
Title: Nicoya
Publisher: IGNCR
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1982
Series: E561
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of Nicoya
Title: San Jose
Publisher: IGNCR
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1982
Series: E561
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of San Jose
Title: Mapa del Vulcanismo Plio-Pleistoceno
Publisher: Universidad de Costa Rica with IGN
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1980
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:700,000
Map of Mapa del Vulcanismo Plio-Pleistoceno
Title: Lago De Nicaragua
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Nicaragua/Costa Rica
Year: 1959
Series: AMS 1301
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Lago De Nicaragua
Title: Nicoya
Publisher: IGNCR for IGM
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1944
Map Type: Geology (Geomorphology)
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of Nicoya
Title: San Jose
Publisher: IGNCR for IGM
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1944
Map Type: Geology (Geomorphology)
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of San Jose
Title: Liberia
Publisher: Geographic Branch (G2) General Staff U. S. A.
Country: Nicaragua / Costa Rica
Year: 1929
Series: 107
Map Type: Unknown
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Liberia
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Laguna Poco Sol in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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