Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-08616
The SW peak of Barva has at least four volcanic cones. This cone contains the 70-m-wide Barva crater lake. Nineteenth-century visitors to the lagoon noted similar dense vegetation as seen today, discounting reports of earlier historical eruptions.
Photo by José Enrique Valverde Sanabria, 1999 (courtesy of Eduardo Malavassi, OVSICORI-UNA).
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