Turrialba - Costa Rica

Turrialba Volcano was named after the region of Costa Rica in which the volcano is situated. There is no clear consensus on the origin of the name Turrialba, but historians disagree with attempts to attribute the name to the patronym Torrealba (from Aragon in Spain) or from the Latin Turris alba (white tower). The general consensus is that Turrialba derives from a local Indian language (Huetar) but there is no agreement on its actual roots.The stratovolcano is 3,340 m (10,958 ft) high and is about 45 minutes from the Atlantic slope town of Turrialba. The summit has three craters, on

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Date: 2008-02-05 22:28:04

Don't sniff the sulfuric acid!




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Turrialba Volcano was named after the region of Costa Rica in which the volcano is situated. There is no clear consensus on the origin of the name Turrialba, but historians ...
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Country: Costa Rica: Subregion Name: Costa Rica: Volcano Number: 1405-07= Volcano Type: Stratovolcano: Volcano Status: Historical: Last Known Eruption: 1866
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