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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04229

Vigorous mud eruptions occur at Las Hornillos thermal area on the W flank of Costa Rica's Miravalles volcano. A geothermal project in the 15 x 20 km Guayabo caldera (containing Miravalles) provides a major component of the electrical power needs of Costa Rica. Photo by William Melson, 1988 (Smithsonian Institution)

Vigorous mud eruptions occur at Las Hornillos thermal area on the W flank of Costa Rica's Miravalles volcano. A geothermal project in the 15 x 20 km Guayabo caldera (containing Miravalles) provides a major component of the electrical power needs of Costa Rica.

Photo by William Melson, 1988 (Smithsonian Institution)

Keywords: geothermal features | geothermal | mud pool


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