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Volcanoes

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Volcanoes

Villarrica, Copahue, Llaima, Cerro Azul and Cerro Hudson are volcanoes in Click to show or hide the answer
The World's highest active volcano (Ecuador, 5896m) Click to show or hide the answer
Sangay (5,230 m, 17,159 ft) is the southernmost and most active volcano in Click to show or hide the answer
Chimborazo (an inactive volcano) is the highest mountain in
Cotopaxi, the world's highest active volcano, is also in
Antarctica's only active volcano, and therefore the world's most southerly; situated on Ross Island, named after the Greek god of darkness (son of Chaos and the brother of night) Click to show or hide the answer
Europe's highest active volcano (c 3350m – Sicily) Click to show or hide the answer
Icelandic volcano, erupted 2010, disrupting flights across Europe for several days (name means "island mountain glacier") Click to show or hide the answer
Fogo (Portuguese for fire) is an active volcano that gives its name to an island, and at 2,829 m (9,281 ft) is the highest point in Click to show or hide the answer
Hekla is the most active volcano in Click to show or hide the answer
Volcanic island between Java and Sumatra, has erupted frequently throughout recorded history, most notably in 1883 (actually West of Java!) Click to show or hide the answer
Under the Vatnajokill Glacier, Iceland: erupted in 1996 Click to show or hide the answer
The world's most active volcano (Hawaii) Click to show or hide the answer
Indonesia's most active volcano, located on Java; name means "fire mountain"; notable eruptions 1994, 2006, 2010 Click to show or hide the answer
Popocatépetl, an active volcano, is the second highest mountain in Click to show or hide the answer
Chance's Peak (erupted in 1997) Click to show or hide the answer
Volcano in the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes, Alaska: produced one of the largest volcanic explosions in history, in 1912 Click to show or hide the answer
Volcano in Washington State that erupted in 1980, after being dormant for 120 years, losing 1,313 feet in height Click to show or hide the answer
Europe's most active volcano: a volcanic island off Sicily, known as the Lighthouse of the Mediterranean; believed to have been erupting continuously for over 2,000 years Click to show or hide the answer
The only active volcano on the European mainland – on the outskirts of Naples Click to show or hide the answer

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