Turrialba Volcano registers increase in activity
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano registers increase in activity

L. Arias - December 31, 2016

Explosions and ash spewing forth from Turrialba Volcano, located some 70 Kilometers (43 miles) northeast of San José, increased this week, volcanologists from the University of Costa…

Flooding, ashfall, strong winds top Costa Rica’s natural disaster list this year
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Flooding, ashfall, strong winds top Costa Rica’s natural disaster list this year

L. Arias - December 29, 2016

2016 was a rough year for many people around the world, and Costa Rica was no exception: the country experienced a series of natural disasters from which people…

Turrialba Volcano spews ash for fourth consecutive day
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano spews ash for fourth consecutive day

L. Arias - September 29, 2016

Turrialba Volcano continued spewing ash and gases on Thursday in what the University of Costa Rica's National Seismological Network (RSN) volcanologist Mauricio Mora called one of its longest…

Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts, sends ash 3 km high
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Costa Rica’s Turrialba Volcano erupts, sends ash 3 km high

Zach Dyer - July 25, 2016

Turrialba Volcano decided to celebrate the Annexation of Nicoya national holiday with a bang Monday. At 7:22 a.m., the volcano sent a column of ash, rock and steam…

Turrialba Volcano spews ash; Rincón de la Vieja heaves vapor
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano spews ash; Rincón de la Vieja heaves vapor

L. Arias - May 3, 2016

Two Costa Rican volcanoes, Turrialba in Cartago province and Rincón de la Vieja in Guanacaste, began to show increased activity over the weekend, according to researchers from the…

Turrialba Volcano vapor plumes are normal, experts say
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Costa Rica
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Turrialba Volcano vapor plumes are normal, experts say

L. Arias - April 29, 2016

A plume of vapor that formed Thursday morning at Turrialba Volcano, located about 50 kilometers east of San José, alarmed residents of Cartago province, who posted messages…

PHOTOS: A close-up look at Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: A close-up look at Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano

Álvaro Sánchez - March 17, 2016

LEÓN, Nicaragua – Nicaragua’s iconic stratovolcano Momotombo seems to have taken a break from the hundreds of explosions it unleashed in recent weeks after remaining quiet for…

Costa Rica’s Rincón de la Vieja Volcano explodes again
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Rincón de la Vieja Volcano explodes again

L. Arias - March 15, 2016

The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) on Tuesday evening posted a video of a new eruption at Rincón de la Vieja Volcano, located in…

Costa Rica’s Rincón de la Vieja Volcano explodes vapor and ash
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica’s Rincón de la Vieja Volcano explodes vapor and ash

L. Arias - March 10, 2016

Experts from the National University’s Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (OVSICORI) on Thursday reported that Rincón de la Vieja Volcano, located in Guanacaste province, has seen…

PHOTOS: Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano still putting on a show
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Environment and Wildlife
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PHOTOS: Nicaragua’s Momotombo Volcano still putting on a show

The Tico Times and AFP - February 22, 2016

By all appearances, Nicaragua's formerly sleeping giant Momotombo ain't going back to bed just yet. The picturesque stratovolcano, located near the city of León, continued erupting Sunday morning…