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TOP 11 WORLD’S FAMOUS VOLCANOES!

#1 – Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland

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Eruption of this volcano paralyzed work of all European airlines a few years ago!

#2 – Etna, Italy

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It has 400 craters and erupts once in 3 months.

#3 – Fuji, Japan

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It is 3,776 meters high and exceptionally beautiful. If you visit Japan you should visit Fuji!

#4 – St. Helens Volcano, United States

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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

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Young volcanoes are dangerous. Kilauea keeps spitting lava from time to time. It looks fantastic and scary at the same time.

#6 – Popocatepetl, Mexico

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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

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This is a relatively young volcano which makes it one of the most dangerous. The first eruption was in 1770.

#8 – Cotopaxi Volcano, Ecuador

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Guess what happens if it spits lava from the height of 5,897 meters? You’d better not be around!

#9 – Bromo Volcano, Indonesia

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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

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Yes, it is true. This is the highest volcano in Eurasia – 4,750 m. Looks gorgeous, doesn’t it?

MOUNT FUJI, TOKYO (IMAGE)

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Mount Fuji is a distinctive feature of the geography of Japan. It stands 3,776.24 m (12,389 ft) high and is located near the Pacific coast of central Honshu, just west of Tokyo. It straddles the boundary of Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures. Three small cities surround it: Gotemba to the east, Fujiyoshida to the north, and Fujinomiya to the southwest. It is also surrounded by five lakes: Lake Kawaguchi, Lake Yamanaka, Lake Sai, Lake Motosu and Lake Shoji.