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Rincón de la Vieja

Volcano number: 345020
Region: Mexico and Central America
Country: Costa Rica
Geodetic measurements? Yes
Deformation observation? No
Measurement method(s): InSAR
Duration of observation: 2007-2010
Inferred cause of deformation: []
Characteristics of deformation:

No deformation was detected at Rincón de la Vieja (detection threshold 5 cm/yr) during an ALOS survey of Central American volcanoes (Ebmeier et al., 2013).

References: 'Ebmeier, S. K., J. Biggs, T. A. Mather, and F. Amelung (2013), On the lack of InSAR observations of magmatic deformation at Central American volcanoes, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 118, 2571–2585, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50195.'
Location: -85.324, 10.83