Volcán Poás, Costa Rica

Prominence: 804 m, 2637 ft

Elevation: 2704 meters, 8871 feet

Approx. Isolation: 14.78 km, 9.18 mi
Peak TypeVolcano
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)10° 11' 5'' N; 84° 13' 27'' W
10.184833, -84.224278 (Dec Deg)
804145E 1127152N Zone 16 (UTM)
CountryCosta Rica
State/ProvinceAlajuela (Highest Point)

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     2014-05-17 by Alexander Camacho

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Volcan Poas crater, March 2013 (2013-03-23). Photo by Timothy Hutchings.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 804 m/2637 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 844 m/2768 ft
  Line Parent: Volcán Barva
  Key Col: 1900 m/6234 ft
Isolation14.78 km/9.18 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Volcán Barva  (ESE)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Central America Ranges
Range3: Costa Rica-Panama Ranges
Drainage BasinsMinor Streams of Central America/Yucatan
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Parque nacional Volcán Poás
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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