Anita Kucharska & Maciek "Kruger" Kiersztyn

CENTRAL AMERICA

Volcano Pos, Costa Rica - our travels

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View platform - volcano Pos

 
 

Anita waiting for the volcano Pos crater to show up

 
 

Volcano Pos slowly shows up...

 
 

...and a bit more...

 

 

The crater of volcano Pos, Costa Rica

 
Do you know, that: Volcano Pos is 2704m high.
 

The crater of volcano Pos

 
 

The crater of volcano Pos

 
The crater has a diameter of 1,5km, and is 300m deep.
 

Steam vents, the crater of volcano Pos

 
 

Steam vents, the crater of volcano Pos

 
 

Lava, volcano Pos

 
 

Steam vents, the crater of volcano Pos

 
 

Steam vents, the crater of volcano Pos

 
 

Steam vents, the crater of volcano Pos

 
 

Acid lake in the crater of vulcano Pos

 
Do you know, that: The lake in the crater is a highly concentrated sulfuric and hydrochloric acids (one of the most acidic natural lakes in the world). It has the temperature of 40-50 degrees C.
 

A view from a higher platform

 
 

Lava and green - the volcano's slope

 
 

Cloud forest on the slopes of volcano Pos

 
 

Cloud forest on the slopes of volcano Pos

 
 

Cloud forest on the slopes of volcano Pos

 
 

Squirrel is not disturbed by a proximity of the vulcano

 
 

The weather is not too good...

 
 

Don't fall into the volcano ;-)

 
 

Anita watching the crater...

 
 

Slopes of the crater

 
 

Lava formations, volcano Pos

 
 

Steam vents, the crater of volcano Pos

 
 

Lava formations, volcano Pos

 
Do you know, that: The temperature of the steam vents is between 300-800 degrees C.
 

Anita on a view platform over the crater

 
 

The crater with the acid lake, volcano Pos

 
 

The last glance at the crater

 
 

The crater gets covered with clouds...

 
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