Arenal Volcano,Costa Rica

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Arenal Volcano,Costa Rica

Arenal Volcano,Coasta Rica

Stratovolcano- a volcano built up by many layers of hardened lava, tephra, pumice, and volcanic ash.(also known as a composite volcano)

Height-1633 metersType-stratovolcanoType of activity-explosiveAge-3,000 yearsLast big eruption-August 24, 2000-One of the biggest atractions in Coasta Rica. -3rd most perfect conical shaped volcano in the world.-One of the top ten most active volcanoes in the world.-There are 3 to 20 lava flowing explosions daily sending ash plumes one kilometer above the volcano.Eruptive Period began in 1968.

Facts

BREAKING NEWS! Today around 7:00 the Arenal Volcano erupted with violence and fury. Extreme eruptions and volcanic activity are still continuing, killing 87 people. There has been damage to crops, property, livestock, and forests so far.July 29, 1968

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By: Sophia MorenoAva Roslauski


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