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  • Country
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 10.586°N
  • 83.53°W

  • 119 m
    390 ft

  • 345808
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

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Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Tortuguero. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Tortuguero page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Tortuguero.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Tortuguero.

Photo Gallery

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GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.

Title: Bocas del Toro
Publisher: Instituto Geografico Nacional "Tommy Guardia"
Country: Panama
Year: 1998
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Bocas del Toro

Title: West Indies: The Making of America
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Country: W Indies
Year: 1987
Series: National Geographic
Map Type: Geographic
Scale: 1:4,395
Map of West Indies: The Making of America

Title: Aparatos Volcanico de Costa Rica
Publisher: IGN & Observatorio Volc & Sismo de CR
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1987
Map Type: Geographic
Scale: 1:750,000
Map of Aparatos Volcanico de Costa Rica

Title: Bath of Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean Sea
Publisher: AAPG, Williams & Heintz Map Corp.
Country: US/ C.Am/ S.Am
Year: 1984
Map Type: Bathymetric
Scale: 1:3,289
Map of Bath of Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean Sea

Title: Limon
Publisher: IGNCR
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1982
Series: E561
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:200,000
Map of Limon

Title: Mapa del Vulcanismo Plio-Pleistoceno
Publisher: Universidad de Costa Rica with IGN
Country: Costa Rica
Year: 1980
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:700,000
Map of Mapa del Vulcanismo Plio-Pleistoceno

Title: Panama
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: Panama
Year: 1959
Series: AMS 1301
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Panama
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Tortuguero in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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