Taking in Costa Rica’s Volcanic Views

By Paige, Nicaragua, September 2011

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The delicate land bridge that links the Americas was born of volcanoes, thrust up above the ocean’s surface only 30 million years ago—the flick of a hummingbird’s wing in geological time. Costa Rica itself was merely a fiery archipelago of smoking islands until the sediments settled and Central America formed 27 million years later.

Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Costa Rica Things To Do blog.  Visit the original post to continue reading the full post and to learn more about things to do in Costa Rica.

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