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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-08274

The Irazú main crater is about 700 m wide and 200 m deep. It is seen here in 1998 from the summit, with ash-covered Playa Hermosa (a largely buried older crater) to the lower right, and the edge of Diego de la Haya crater to the upper right.  Photo by Lee Siebert, 1998 (Smithsonian Institution).

The Irazú main crater is about 700 m wide and 200 m deep. It is seen here in 1998 from the summit, with ash-covered Playa Hermosa (a largely buried older crater) to the lower right, and the edge of Diego de la Haya crater to the upper right.

Photo by Lee Siebert, 1998 (Smithsonian Institution).

Keywords: crater | crater lake | stratigraphy | exposure


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