Cartago Lakes / Reservoirs
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(Also known as Laguna Angostura, Lake Angostura, Angostura Hydroelectric Project Lagoon)
Nestled near in the peaceful town of Turrialba in Costa Rica’s Central Valley, Cartago Province, Angostura Lagoon constitutes the newest and largest hydroelectric plant in the country. Hydroelectricity, which does not emit greenhouse gas byproducts, is vital to the fulfillment of Costa Rica’s goal t…
(Also known as Laguna Grande de Chlrripo, Lago San Juan)
Seldom seen except by dedicated high-altitude hikers, the Lagos Chirripo or Chirripo Lakes are the highest in Central America. Located just below the summit of Cerro Chirripo, the series of lakes occupy a small valley high above the well-known cloud forest in Costa Rica. From the summit, hikers are…