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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-04262

A long-term project by botanists from the Smithsonian Institution studied plant succession on lava flows at Arenal volcano. This field site is located on the west flank. Lake Arenal is visible at the upper right. Photo by William Melson, 1988 (Smithsonian Institution).

A long-term project by botanists from the Smithsonian Institution studied plant succession on lava flows at Arenal volcano. This field site is located on the west flank. Lake Arenal is visible at the upper right.

Photo by William Melson, 1988 (Smithsonian Institution).

Keywords: field work | lava flow | vegetation


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