Ten of the Worlds Most Active Volcanoes and Where to Find Them

Ten of the Worlds Most Active Volcanoes and Where to Find Them

There are millions of volcanoes all over the world. Some are dead or dormant, but others are full of life and very active. Today we take a look at the ten most active volcanoes in the world and where they are located…


Ten of the Worlds Most Active Volcanoes and Where to Find Them


 

Mount Nyiragongo Volcano, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Mount Nyiragongo Volcano, the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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This volcanos last big eruption was in 2002, but every single day it bubbles away seeming confined to its own crater, but that might be a temporary activity.

Mount Etna Volcano, Italy

Mount Etna Volcano, Italy

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Said to the most worlds most active stratovolcano and the most active in Europe it is constantly erupting and its last big one in 2017 was still far from its largest burst. While this isn’t the strangest thing to see in Italy, it is still well worth seeing.

Kusatsu-Shirane Volcano, Japan

Kusatsu-Shirane Volcano, Japan

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While it looks pretty dormant in the image the 2018 eruption was seen as its wake-up call and sadly it has already claimed several lives. While this isn’t the biggest of volcanos it is still a problem it has a major eruption.

Kadovar Volcano, Papua New Guinea

Kadovar Volcano, Papua New Guinea

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While the volcano itself is pretty isolated on Kadovar Island, it is thought that it could cause several tsunamis which is a much bigger concern. This volcano wasn’t thought to be too much of a problem but suddenly sprang to life this year (2018).

Mount Sinabung Volcano, Indonesia

Mount Sinabung Volcano, Indonesia

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This volcano had been quiet for a number of years, but recently it has ‘woken up’ and has started to show signs of a major eruption. While its recent bursts have not been as big as previous eruptions they are still a cause for concern.

Devil's Woodyard Mud Volcano, Trinidad

Devil’s Woodyard Mud Volcano, Trinidad

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Not all volcanoes are lava spitting, some like to spit mud! While they are not classed as true igneous volcanoes as they do not produce lava they are still a volcano by name and this is the worlds most active mud volcano.

Mount Agung Volcano, Indonesia

Mount Agung Volcano, Indonesia

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This volcano does more mushrooms (clouds) than Super Mario! Its been erupting for months now and every time the larger bursts get bigger and bigger.

Mayon Volcano, Philippines

Mayon Volcano, Philippines

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It has caused the displacement of almost 100,000 people and every day threatens to erupt bigger and better. This is a volcano that is on the edge and is more active than a child given a load of sweets just before bedtime.

Kikai Caldera, Japan

Kikai Caldera, Japan

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While it’s not erupting it does have a giant lava dome under it that is said to be one of the largest on Earth. But will it ever erupt? Well if it does you might well see it affect the whole earth let alone Japan!

Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii

Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii

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Said to be the most active volcano in the world this lava spitting giant is located along the southern shore of the island and is said to be almost 1 million years old! But it only emerged out of the sea in the last 100,000 years.

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