Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-07064
Rincón de la Vieja is seen here across the coastal plain from the west. The volcanic massif is the largest in NW Costa Rica with an estimated volume of 130 km3. The Liberia Tuff originated from here during the early Pleistocene and covered an area of 3,500-4,000 km2.
Photo by Guillermo Alvarado (Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad).
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