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Pico de Orizaba

Pico de Orizaba also known as Citlaltepetl = star, and tepētl = mountain), is a stratovolcano, the highest mountain in Mexico and third highest in North America after Denali in Alaska in the United States, and mount Logan in Canada. He rises 5.63 ...

                                               

Orosi Volcano

The orosí volcano, in Spanish volcano orosí, is an inactive volcano in Costa Rica, located in the Cordillera de Guanacaste near the border with Nicaragua. The area around the volcano is a popular tourist destination, especially for the more ecolo ...

                                               

Osorno (volcano)

The Osorno volcano is 2.652-metre tall conical stratovolcano lying between Osorno province and Llanquihue province, in Los Lagos, Chile. It is located on the southeastern shore of llanquihue lake, and towering over lake Todos Los Santos. Osorno i ...

                                               

Pago (Papua New Guinea)

The volcano Pago is located East of Kimbe, the province of West New Britain, Papua New Guinea. Pago is a young post-Caldera cone of Witori Caldera. In the buru Caldera cuts the flank of the Witori volcano. The largest eruption was at 4000±200 BC, ...

                                               

Pele (volcano)

Pele is an active volcano on the surface of Jupiters moon IO. It iOS located on the trailing hemisphere at 18.7°s 255.3°W / -18.7, -255.3. A large, 300-kilometer-high volcanic plume observed at Pele with the help of various spacecraft starting wi ...

                                               

Pichincha (volcano)

Pichincha is an active stratovolcano in the country of Ecuador, the capital Quito wraps around its Eastern slopes. Two highest peaks of the mountains Wawa Pichincha), and dry cleaning). The active Caldera is in Wawa Pichincha on the Western side ...

                                               

Pogranichny Volcano

The border is a shield volcano in Central Kamchatka. It is the highest and most Eastern of the three volcanoes located to the North-East of Cherny volcano in the Central part of the Sredinny ridge.

                                               

Prevo Peak

                                               

Puyehue-Cordon Caulle

Puyehue cordón Caulle and the two merged volcanic edifices that form a major mountain massif in Puyehue National Park in the Andes of Ranco province, southern Chile. In Volcanology this group is known as the Puyehue-cordon Caulle volcanic complex ...

                                               

Putana (volcano)

Putana, sometimes called Jorqencal or machuca, is a volcano on the border between Bolivia and Chile and close to the Sairecabur volcanic complex. Part of the Central volcanic zone of the Andes, its summit 5.890 meters above sea level and contains ...

                                               

Mount Rausu

Mountain Routh-a stratovolcano on the Shiretoko Peninsula in Hokkaido, Japan. It is on the border between the towns of Shari and Rausu is basically. Mountain Routh is the most North-Holocene volcano in Hokkaido. This is one of the 100 famous moun ...

                                               

Mount Rishiri

Mount Rishiri is a Quaternary stratovolcano located off the coast of Hokkaido, Japan in the sea of Japan. It rises out of the sea of Japan, forming the island of Risiri. Because its shape resembles the cone of mount Fuji, it is sometimes called R ...

                                               

Roccamonfina (volcano)

Volcano Roccamonfina volcano of Roccamonfina, Campania, southern Italy. He was active with some 650.000 up to 50.000 years ago. It comprises an isolated large cone of some 25 km along the perimeter between the Monti Aurunci, the plain and the val ...

                                               

Romeral (volcano)

Romeral is a stratovolcano located in Caldas, Colombia. It is the northernmost Holocene volcano in South America, in the Northern volcanic zone of the Andean volcanic belt. The volcano was formed in the late Pliocene, about 3 million years ago.

                                               

Nevado del Ruiz

Nevado del Ruiz, also known as La Mesa de Herveo is a volcano located on the border of the departments of Caldas and Tolima in Colombia, about 129 kilometers West of the capital Bogota. It is a stratovolcano composed of many layers of lava altern ...

                                               

Rumiñawi (volcano)

Rumiñahui sleep, heavily eroded stratovolcano 4.721 meters above sea level. Located in the mountains 40 km South of Quito, Ecuador, he remains in the shadow of its famous neighbour Cotopaxi.

                                               

Mount Salak

Mount Salak is a eroded volcano in West Java, Indonesia. It has several satellite cones on its South-Eastern flank of the Northern foothills, along with two additional craters at the summit. Mount Salak has been assessed for the development of ge ...

                                               

San Vicente (volcano)

San Vicente stratovolcano in the Central part of El Salvador. It is located near the town of San Vicente and is the second largest volcano in El Salvador. In the languages of the indigenous language Nahuat, Chichontepec means the mountain of two ...

                                               

San Martin Tuxtla

Isolated volcano San Martin Tuxtla is a shield volcano, which towers over the Gulf of Mexico. He had eruptions in historical time. This happens in Tuxtla volcanic field in Veracruz, Mexico. Love from San Martin vary between bazanit and alkali bas ...

                                               

San Miguel (volcano)

San Miguel is a stratovolcano in Central-Eastern El Salvador, approximately 15 kilometers southwest of San Miguel. On 16 January 2002, a small eruption of steam, gas and ash occurred from the summit crater, lasts 3 hours, but causing no real harm ...

                                               

Volcan San Pedro

Volcano San Pedro of 3.020-meter-high stratovolcano on the shores of Lago de atitlán, in the Department of Solola in the South of Guatemala. At its base in the village of San Pedro La Laguna.

                                               

San Salvador (volcano)

The volcano of San Salvador, is a stratovolcano located to the North-West of the city of San Salvador. The crater was nearly filled with a relatively new building, the volcano Boqueron. San Salvador is adjacent to the volcano and the Western part ...

                                               

San Jose (volcano)

Volcano San josé Volcano, which gives its name to a massive volcanic group, about 90 km from Santiago de Chile at the end of the cajón de Maipo in Chile-Argentina border. It is located on the southern tip of approximately 10 km x 5 km complex tha ...

                                               

Sangay

Sangay is an active stratovolcano in Central Ecuador. It is the most active volcano in Ecuador, despite the eruption only three times in human history because the eruption which began in 1934, is still ongoing. Its exhibits mainly strombolian act ...

                                               

Santa Ana Volcano

The volcano of Santa Ana or Ilamatepec-a large stratovolcano located in the Department of El Salvador-Santa Ana. At 2.381 m above sea level, is the highest volcano in the country. It is located immediately West of Coatepeque Caldera. The volcano ...

                                               

Serra de Santa Barbara

Serra de Santa Barbara is the top of an extinct volcano in the Western part of the island of Terceira, Azores, Portugal. To 1.021 meters above sea level, is the highest point of the island. It is named after a village located on the coast South o ...

                                               

Santa Margarida Volcano

The volcano Santa Margarida-an extinct volcano in the Comarca of the Garrotxa, Catalonia, Spain. The volcano has a perimeter of 2 km and a height of 682 meters and is part of the natural Park of the Garrotxa volcanic area. The Hermitage of Santa ...

                                               

Santa Maria (volcano)

Santa maría Volcano is a large active volcano in the Western highlands of Guatemala, in the Quetzaltenango Department near the city of Quetzaltenango. The volcano was known as Gagxanul in the local language, quiche, to the 16th century Spanish co ...

                                               

Santorini caldera

Santorini Caldera is a large, mostly submerged Caldera, located southern Aegean sea, 120 kilometers North of Crete in Greece. Visible above water is the circular Santorini island group, consisting of Santorini island, Thirasia and Aspronisi at th ...

                                               

Mount Sanford (Alaska)

Mount Sanford is a shield volcano in the Wrangell volcanic field, in Eastern Alaska near the copper river. This is the sixth highest mountain in the United States and the third highest volcano behind mount bona and mount Blackburn. The southern s ...

                                               

Zapatera

Zapatera is a shield volcano located in the southern part of Nicaragua. It forms the island of Isla Zapatera in lake Nicaragua. Isla Zapatera constitutes one of 78 protected areas of Nicaragua. As of 1850, Zapatera was described "uninhabited" by ...

                                               

Segula Volcano

Segula volcano lies 1.228 miles West of anchorage on the Segula island in the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. Dormant volcano, it has not produced any historical eruptions, while barely eroded deposits on the flanks suggest that the event took place ...

                                               

Sincholagua Volcano

Sincholagua is an inactive volcano located in Ecuador 17 km northeast of Cotopaxi volcano and 45 km South-East of Quito. This is the 12th highest peak in the country 4.899 m and also one of the less well known. The name comes from the indigenous ...

                                               

Smith Volcano

Smith volcano, also known as mount Babuyan, is a Cinder cone on Babuyan island, the northernmost of the Babuyan group of Islands on Luzon Strait, North of the main island of Luzon in the Philippines. Mountain is one of the most active volcanoes i ...

                                               

Snegovoy

                                               

Solfatara (volcano)

The Solfatara is a shallow volcanic crater at Pozzuoli, near Naples, part of the Phlegraean fields volcanic area. It is a dormant volcano that still emits jets of steam with sulfurous fumes. The name comes from the Latin, sulfa Terra "land of sul ...

                                               

Sotara (volcano)

Sotara is a stratovolcano located in Cauca Department, Colombia. Volcano hot springs 80 °C, and fumarole activity with the composition of 80% CO2 and 20% h 2 S. the volcano lies between the Silvia-Pijao fault in the West and the San Jeronimo faul ...

                                               

Spokoyny (volcano)

Calm-a stratovolcano in the Northern part of the Sredinny ridge of the Kamchatka Peninsula in Russia. It is part of the Volcanoes of Kamchatka world heritage site by UNESCO. She was active during early and middle Holocene. Deposits from five volc ...

                                               

Sumaco

Sumaco is a symmetrical, isolated stratovolcano, ie went from the main volcanic cone and Ecuador. His breed are very different from those from most Andean volcanoes because of the lack of andesitic composition, in favour of bazanit and the phonol ...

                                               

Taal Volcano

Taal volcano is a large Caldera filled with Taal lake on Luzon island in the Philippines and Batangas. Taal volcano is the second most active volcano in the Philippines with 33 recorded historical eruptions have been concentrated on the island of ...

                                               

Volcan Tacana

In Takana volcano is the second highest peak in Central America at 4.060 meters, located in the Sierra Madre de Chiapas of Northern Guatemala and southern Mexico. It is also known in Mexico as volcán tachini participated.

                                               

Tanaga (volcano)

Tanaga is 5.924-metre stratovolcano in the Aleutian range of the U.S. state of Alaska. There were three famous volcanoes since 1763. The most recent was in 1914 and produced lava flows.

                                               

Mount Tarawera

Mount Tarawera is the volcano on the North island of New Zealand. Located 24 km South-East of Rotorua, it consists of a series of rhyolitic lava domes that were fissured down the middle of an explosive basaltic eruption in 1886. This eruption was ...

                                               

Mount Taranaki

Mount Taranaki is an active stratovolcano in the Taranaki region on the West coast of the North island of New Zealand. Although the mountain is often referred to as Taranaki, it has two official names under the alternative names policy of the geo ...

                                               

Taupo Volcano

Lake Taupo, in the centre of the North island of New Zealand, located on the Caldera of a large rhyolitic volcano called the Taupo Volcano. This huge volcano has produced two of the most violent eruptions in geologically recent times. The Taupo v ...

                                               

Mount Terror (Antarctica)

Mount terror is a large volcano, forms the Eastern part of Ross island, Antarctica. It has numerous cinder cones and domes on the sides of the shield, and mostly on snow and ice. It is the second largest of the four volcanoes which make up Ross i ...

                                               

Titila

Titila is a shield volcano located in the Northern part of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. It consists of two volcanoes: Titila and Kunkhilok, which Titila is the greatest.

                                               

Toba catastrophe theory

The explosion of the SUPERVOLCANO was Toba supervolcanic eruption that occurred about 75.000 years ago on the site of present-day lake Toba in Sumatra, Indonesia. This is one of the largest known eruptions of the Earth. The theory of the Toba cat ...

                                               

Nevado del Tolima

Nevado del Tolima late Pleistocene until recently, an active andesitic stratovolcano located in the Department of Tolima, Colombia. The volcano is located South of the volcano Nevado del Ruiz is located on the territory of national natural Park L ...

                                               

Volcan Toliman

Tolimán is a stratovolcano in Guatemala, on the southern shore of lake Atitlan. The volcano has a height of 3.158 m was formed near the southern margin of the Pleistocene atitlán III Caldera. The top of the volcano has a shallow crater and its fl ...

                                               

Thor (volcano)

Thor is an active volcano on Jupiters moon IO. It is located on a iOS anti-Jupiter hemisphere at 39.15°n 133.14°W / 39.15, -133.14. A major eruption with high emissivity and a large, volcanic plume was observed during the flyby "Galileo" on 6 Aug ...

                                               

Turrialba Volcano

Volcano Turrialba is an active volcano in Central Costa Rica, which was a blast eruptions in recent years, including in 2016 and in January, March, and April 2017. Visitors used to be able to go down into the main crater, but increased volcanic a ...

                                               

Udokan Plateau

Plateau volcanic field is Udokan in TRANS-Baikal. It covers an area of 3.000 square kilometres to the North-East of lake Baikal in Northern Asia. Volcanism in the Udokan plateau included both flows of basaltic lava and later separate volcanic con ...

                                               

Nevado del Huila

Nevado del Huila in 5.750 metres, is the highest volcano in Colombia, located on the border of the departments of Huila, Tolima and Valle del Cauca. This is evident from Cali. Andesitic volcanoes located on the top of the Ibague Batholith. After ...

                                               

Uksichan

                                               

Mount Unzen

Mount Unzen is an active volcanic group of several overlapping stratovolcanoes, near the city of Shimabara, Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu, the main southern island of Japan. In 1792, the collapse of one of several lava domes caused ...

                                               

Mount Usu

Mount USU is an active stratovolcano in the Shikotsu-Toya national Park, Hokkaido, Japan. It has erupted four times since 1900: in 1910, 1944-45, August 7, 1977 and March 31, 2000. To the North lies lake Toya. Mount USU formed on the southern rim ...

                                               

Usulutan (volcano)

Usulután is a stratovolcano in Central El Salvador, rising above the coastal plain between the San Vicente and the volcanoes San Miguel, and to the East of Taburete volcano. The volcano is topped by a wide summit 1.3 kilometers of the crater, whi ...

                                               

Pico do Fogo

Pronounced Fogo is the highest peak in Cape Verde and Western Africa, rising to 2.829 meters above sea level. It is an active stratovolcano lying on the island of Fogo. The main cone last erupted in 1680, causing mass emigration from the island. ...

                                               

Haleakalā

Haleakalā or the East Maui Volcano, a massive Volcano that makes up more than 75% of the Hawaiian island of Maui. The Western 25% of the island is formed by another volcano, Mauna Kahalawai, also known as the West Maui mountains. The highest peak ...

                                               

Khangar

Khangar is a stratovolcano located in the Central part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. It is the southernmost volcano of the Sredinny mountain range. 2 km large Caldera filled by lake.

                                               

Healy (volcano)

Healy is a submarine volcano located among new zealands Kermadec Islands. Its last major eruption occurred around 1360, creating a large Caldera. Volcanoes the name comes from the Anglo-Australian Explorer and Navigator Captain Jack Haley, who fi ...

                                               

Home Reef

Home reef is an ephemeral island built by a submarine volcano whose top has repeatedly broken the surface and was subsequently destroyed by wave action. It is located in the southern Pacific, South of late island and southwest of Vavau along the ...

                                               

Hualālai

Hualālai is an active volcano on the island of Hawaii in the Hawaiian Islands. This is the West, the third-youngest and third-most active of the five volcanoes that form the island of Hawaii after the Kilauea and Mauna Loa are much more. 8.271 it ...

                                               

Mount Hood

Mount hood, called Wyeast Multnomah tribe is a potentially active stratovolcano in the cascade volcanic arc. It was formed by the subduction zone on the Pacific coast and rests in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is located a ...

                                               

Chaiten (volcano)

Chaitén is a volcanic Caldera 3 km in diameter, 17 km West of the elongated ice the top of the Michinmahuida volcano and 10 kilometres North-East of the town of chaitén, near the Gulf of Corcovado in southern Chile. The most recent stage of the e ...

                                               

Chacana

Chacana a large 32-km long - 18-24 km wide Caldera that has erupted in historical times. It forms one of the largest Rhyolite centers in the Northern Andes, with major eruptions over the last 240.000, 180.00, and 160.000 years ago and andesitic-r ...

                                               

Chato Volcano

Chato volcano, sometimes called "Cerro Chato", is an inactive volcano in North-Western Costa Rica North-West of San josé, in the province of Alajuela, Canton of San Carlos and district of La Fortuna. This South-East from the nearby Arenal volcano ...

                                               

Chiles (volcano)

Chiles-volcano on the border of Colombia and Ecuador. The hotel is located 3 km South-East of the volcano Cerro Negro de Mayasquer, and the two peaks are considered part of the same-chiles-volcanic complex of Cerro Negro. Along with the volcanoes ...

                                               

Chinameca (volcano)

Chinameca is a stratovolcano in Central-Eastern El Salvador. It is located to the North of the volcano, são Miguel and rises over the town of Chinameca. The volcano, topped by a 2 km Caldera known as Laguna Seca El Pacayal, and a satellite cone o ...

                                               

Chingo

                                               

Chirip

Chirip is a volcano located in the Central part of Iturup island, Kuril Islands, Russia. In lies on the Chirip Peninsula and includes two twin stratovolcanoes, Chirip and Bogdan Khmelnitsky. The Western part is the coolest, sharing the pool, with ...

                                               

Shishel

                                               

Eggella

                                               

Volcan Ecuador

Volcan Ecuador is the smallest of the six volcanoes, including Isabela island, the Galapagos Islands with a height of 790 m. It contains a Caldera that is breached to the West would collapse the building. The Caldera floor is largely covered by y ...

                                               

El Valle (volcano)

El Valle is a stratovolcano in Central Panama and the Eastern volcano along the Central American volcanic arc, which formed as a result of subduction of the Nazca plate below Central America. Some time before 200.000 years ago, the volcano underw ...

                                               

Yantarni Volcano

Yantarni volcano is an andesitic stratovolcano in Alaska in the United States. It is located on the Peninsula of Alaska, in the Aleutian range, between mount Aniakchak and mount Chiginagak volcano. The volcano was not discovered until 1979 due to ...

                                               

Yate (volcano)

Yate Volcano is a large, ice-covered volcano located in the southern Andes, in the region of Los Lagos, Chile, South of the mouth of the Bay reloncavi. A yacht lies on the major regional prices Ofqui fault zone and located 10 km North-East from t ...

                                               

Canyon

A canyon or gorge is a deep cleft between the cliffs and steeps as a result of weathering and erosive activity of a river over geologic time. Rivers have a natural tendency to cut through underlying surfaces, the ultimate of abrasion layers as de ...

                                               

Grand Canyon

The Grand canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado river in Arizona, USA. The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and attains a depth of over a mile. Canyon and the surrounding rim contained in the national Park Grand ...

                                               

Aktove canyon

The Canyon is a canyon near the village Assembly, on the river Mertvovod in Voznesensky district of the Nikolaev region of Ukraine. It is part of the regional landscape Park granite-steppe lands of Buh. It is also a famous place of pilgrimage. In ...

                                               

American Canyon, California

American Canyon is a city located in southern NAPA County, California, 35 miles northeast of San Francisco in San Francisco. The 2010 census reported the population of the city as 19.454. Its zip code is 94503, and its code is 707. It is in the P ...

                                               

Bingham Canyon Mine

In my Bingham Canyon, better known as the Copper Mine of Kennecott among the locals, this open pit mining operation extracting a large porphyry copper Deposit southwest of salt lake city, Utah, in the Oquirrh mountains. The mine is the largest ma ...

                                               

Buky Canyon

Buky canyon is a canyon near the Buky village, on Hirskyi Tikych river in the Cherkasy region of Ukraine. It is approximately 5 km long, 20 m deep and a width of anywhere from 20 to 40 meters.

                                               

The Long canyon (quarry)

In the place of long canyon was a stone quarry. In 1970, in the course of the work, which was carried out with an excavator something unexpected happened that caused a career filled with water. The working team did not pick up their equipment and ...

                                               

Dniester Canyon

Dniester canyon – the Dniester river canyon, located on the territory of the Dniester river valley in Ukraine. 3 Feb 2010 the Regional landscape Park "Dnister canyon" was upgraded to the status of national natural Park.

                                               

Copper Canyon

Copper Canyon is a group six distinct canyons in the Sierra Madre Occidental in the southwestern part of the state of Chihuahua in Northwest Mexico. The canyons were formed by six rivers that drain into the Western part of the Sierra Madre. All s ...

                                               

Glen Canyon Dam Bridge

Glen Canyon, Glen Canyon bridge or bridge, the dam is a steel arch bridge in Coconino County, Arizona, carrying highway 89 over the Colorado river. The bridge was built by the U.S. reclamation to facilitate transportation of materials to dam Glen ...

                                               

Nine Mile Canyon

Nine Mile Canyon is a canyon, approximately 40 miles long, located in the counties of carbon and Duchesne in Eastern Utah, in the Western United States. Advertised as "the worlds longest art gallery", the canyon is known for its extensive rock ar ...

                                               

Submarine canyon

Submarine canyon a steep valley cut into the sea bottom of the continental slope, sometimes coming out on the continental shelf, almost vertical walls, and sometimes on the canyon wall with a height of 5 km, from the canyon to the canyon rim, wit ...

                                               

Walnut Canyon National Monument

National monument walnut Canyon is a national monument of the United States, about 10 miles South-East of downtown Flagstaff, Arizona, near interstate 40. Canyon frame Height 6.690 feet, the floor of the canyons is 350 feet below. 0.9 m Mi loop t ...

                                               

Horseshoe Canyon (Utah)

Horseshoe Canyon formerly known as barrier Canyon is in a remote area West of the green river and North of the Canyonlands National Park Maze district in Utah, USA. It is known for its collection of barrier Canyon style rock art, including pictog ...

                                               

Coloured Canyon

Coloured Canyon is a rock formation in the Sinai Peninsula. This labyrinth of rocks, some of them have about 40 meters. The canyon is almost 800 meters long. The nearest city to the canyon is Nuweiba. It is approximately 90 km North of Dahab.

                                               

Charyn Canyon

Charyn canyon is a canyon on the Charyn river in Kazakhstan East of Almaty, near the Chinese border). The canyon is about 90 kilometers in length. It is part of the Charyn national Park, and is located on the territory of the Uighur region, Raiym ...

                                               

Ravine

A ravine is a landform that is narrower than a canyon and is often the product of coastal erosion. Ravines are typically classified as larger in scale than gullies, although smaller than in the valleys.

                                               

Barranco de Badajoz

Barranco de Badajoz or Chamoco ravine on the island of Tenerife, in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, part of the municipality of güimar in the South-East of the island.

                                               

Bicaz Gorge

In the Bicaz gorge in the gorge in Romania, located in the North-Eastern part of the country, in Neamt and Harghita counties, is part of the Cheile bicazului-Hașmaș national Park. The gorge has been cut off water Bicaz river and it serves as a pa ...

                                               

Garni Gorge

In the Garni gorge is situated 23 km East of Yerevan, Armenia, just below the village of the same name. On a promontory above the gorge of the first century ad Garni temple may be seen. On the sides of the gorge rock wall is well preserved basalt ...

                                               

Maysalun

Maysalun-a mountain region in the South-West of Syria, situated on the Eastern slopes of anti-Lebanon mountains about 12 kilometers West of Damascus, in the province of RIF Damascus and an altitude of 1090 meters. The area is located on the ancie ...

                                               

Rakaia Gorge

In Rakaia gorge is located on the Rakaia river in inland Canterbury in New Zealands South island. Like its neighbor, the river Waimakariri on the Rakaia runs through wide shingle beds for much of its length, but runs through a narrow canyon as it ...

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