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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-09632

This May 2001 photo shows a gas plume bring dispersed to the west from Crater C, the most recent active summit crater of Arenal. A small saddle separates Crater C from Crater D (left margin), the vent of a major explosive eruption that occurred around 1530 CE. Photo by Federico Chavarria Kopper, 2001.

This May 2001 photo shows a gas plume bring dispersed to the west from Crater C, the most recent active summit crater of Arenal. A small saddle separates Crater C from Crater D (left margin), the vent of a major explosive eruption that occurred around 1530 CE.

Photo by Federico Chavarria Kopper, 2001.

Keywords: gas plume | gas | wind dispersal | emissions | crater | plume


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