Costa Rica is located along the Ring of Fire which extends along much of the coastline of the Pacific Ocean. Over two hundred volcanic formations have been identified, though only 5* are considered active. Costa Rica's active volcanoes include Arenal, Rincon de la Vieja, Poas, Irazu and Turrialba.
*There is plenty of activity such as hot springs, fumaroles and boiling mud pits in the area of Miravalles Volcano, though it is not officially considered active.
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