Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-09633
A vertical view into the crater lake of Poás volcano in December 1999 shows a gas plume (bottom center) originating from a vent in the south side of the lake. December plume heights ranged between 0.7 and 1 km. The 800-m-wide crater contains an acidic lake.
Photo by Federico Chavarria Kopper, 2000.
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Keywords: crater | crater lake | emissions | gas | tephra