Incredible footage of an explosive volcanic eruption captured in New Guinea.
Latest news in Iceland’s unpronounceable volcanoes: Bárðarbunga looks like it might erupt any day now. Over 2,600 earthquakes have been observed under the surface, indicting instability and a likely eruption. The Icelandic Civil Protection Authority called for an evacuation of the surrounding areas. All the roads nearby have been closed.
#1 – Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland
Eruption of this volcano paralyzed work of all European airlines a few years ago!
#2 – Etna, Italy
It has 400 craters and erupts once in 3 months.
#3 – Fuji, Japan
It is 3,776 meters high and exceptionally beautiful. If you visit Japan you should visit Fuji!
#4 – St. Helens Volcano, United States
St. Helens’s eruption in 1980 killed 56 people in the US, which makes it the worst volcano eruption in the US history.
#5 – Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii
Young volcanoes are dangerous. Kilauea keeps spitting lava from time to time. It looks fantastic and scary at the same time.
#6 – Popocatepetl, Mexico
Mexico’s capital is located only 40 km away from a 5,426 m high volcano! Its name is translated as Smoking Mountain in Nahuatl. It was unusually active in mid 90s.
#7 – Izalco Volcano, Salvador
This is a relatively young volcano which makes it one of the most dangerous. The first eruption was in 1770.
#8 – Cotopaxi Volcano, Ecuador
Guess what happens if it spits lava from the height of 5,897 meters? You’d better not be around!
#9 – Bromo Volcano, Indonesia
Indonesia is often called a land of thousand islands. Well, this is true for volcanoes as well. Bromo is located in Java, and looks fantastic.
#10 – Klyuchevskoy Volcano
Yes, it is true. This is the highest volcano in Eurasia – 4,750 m. Looks gorgeous, doesn’t it?