Additional Report for Laguna Poco Sol

Laguna Poco Sol

Costa Rica

10.32°N, 84.66°E; summit elev. 789 m

Laguna Poco Sol is a 200-m-wide, lake-filled depression, located west of the city of Quesada. Newspapers carried a story and photos of fumarolic activity in 1969, but it is uncertain whether this feature is a volcanic vent or possibly a depression associated with a landslide. Thermal activity consists of mud pots.


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


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06/1969 (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 Contact: Richard Berg, American Embassy, San José, Costa Rica