Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-07061
Platanar volcano is within of the Juan Castro Blanco National Park, located NW of the more well-known Poás volcano. Volcán Platanar and Volcán Porvenir were constructed along a N-S line in the western part of the park within Chocosuela caldera, which formed as a result of major explosive eruptions during the late Pleistocene.
Photo by Guillermo Alvarado (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad).
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