Platanar Volcano | John Seach


(Volcán Congo)

Costa Rica

10.30 N, 84.366 W
summit elevation 2267 m

Platanar volcano is located in Juan Castro Blanco National Park. The volcano consists of two cones - Platanar and Porvenir. Aguas Zarcas group of nine basaltic cinder cones, located on the north flank of Platana.

Further reading
Borgia, A., Delaney, P.T. and Denlinger, R.P., 2000. Spreading volcanoes. Annual Review of Earth and Planetary Sciences28(1), pp.539-570.

Alvarado, G.E. and Carr, M.J., 1993. The Platanar-Aguas Zarcas volcanic centers, Costa Rica: Spatial-temporal association of Quaternary calc-alkaline and alkaline volcanism. Bulletin of volcanology55(6), pp.443-453.

Platanar Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.