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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-08091

The 1670 lava flow from Nindirí crater in the background is seen here spilling over the crater rim.  A series of lava lakes emplaced in 1670 eventually overflowed the rim through this narrow notch and produced a large lava flow that traveled 5 km down the north flank of the intracaldera cone. Photo by Jaime Incer, 1977.

The 1670 lava flow from Nindirí crater in the background is seen here spilling over the crater rim. A series of lava lakes emplaced in 1670 eventually overflowed the rim through this narrow notch and produced a large lava flow that traveled 5 km down the north flank of the intracaldera cone.

Photo by Jaime Incer, 1977.


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