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Violent strombolian eruptions 9-14 April 1992 produced heavy ashfall that caused extensive damage to buildings and croplands and forced the evacuation of 28,000 people.  This photo shows a small explosive eruption from a vantage point 1 km SE of Cerro Negro during the final day of the 1992 eruption.  Photo by Gerardo Soto, 1992 (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad).

Violent strombolian eruptions 9-14 April 1992 produced heavy ashfall that caused extensive damage to buildings and croplands and forced the evacuation of 28,000 people. This photo shows a small explosive eruption from a vantage point 1 km SE of Cerro Negro during the final day of the 1992 eruption.

Photo by Gerardo Soto, 1992 (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad).


Negro, Cerro