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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-09637

An aerial view from the SE looks down on the summit crater complex of Irazú volcano.  A greenish lake fills the 700-m-wide main crater (center), which truncates both the Diego de la Haya crater (lower right) and the older Playa Hermosa crater (lower left), reached by the summit highway.    Photo by Federico Chavarria Kopper, 1999.

An aerial view from the SE looks down on the summit crater complex of Irazú volcano. A greenish lake fills the 700-m-wide main crater (center), which truncates both the Diego de la Haya crater (lower right) and the older Playa Hermosa crater (lower left), reached by the summit highway.

Photo by Federico Chavarria Kopper, 1999.


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