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Poás Volcano

Poás Volcano with Laguna Caliente, Parque Nacional Volcán Poás, Costa Rica


The lake in the crater is one of the world's most acidic lakes with a pH of almost 0 and a temperature of 40° C.

The volcano is 2574m high, has a diameter of 1320m and depth of 300m. It has erupted 39 times since 1828 and is still active.

On a clear day you are supposed to see the carribean and pacific coast from here.ás_Volcano

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Taken on December 30, 2009