4 unbelievable aerial photos of Costa Rica’s Poás Volcano

September 21, 2014

Costa Rica’s National Seismological Network sent a photographer in a plane over Poás National Park, northwest of the capital, to capture these images of the contrast of vegetation inside and outside the volcano crater’s boundaries.

(Courtesy of Raúl Mora and the National Seismological Network)
Trees stop growing near the acidic crater lake of Poás Volcano. (Courtesy of Raúl Mora and the National Seismological Network)
(Courtesy of Raúl Mora and the National Seismological Network)
Gas rises from the crater lake at Poás Volcano. (Courtesy of Raúl Mora and the National Seismological Network)
(Courtesy of Raúl Mora and the National Seismological Network)
A close-up of Poás Volcano's acidic crater lake. (Courtesy of Raúl Mora and the National Seismological Network)
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