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El Jorullo

El Jorullo is a cinder cone volcano in Michoacan, central Mexico, on the southwest slope of the central plateau, 33 miles southeast of Uruapan in an area known as the Michoacan-Guanajuato volcanic field. It is about 6 miles east-northeast of La H ...

                                               

Mount Elephant

Mount Elephant is a 380-metre-high conical breached scoria cone formed by a dormant volcano, located 1 km from the town of Derrinallum in southwestern Victoria, Australia. It is a prominent landmark that forms the eastern gateway to the Kanawinka ...

                                               

Hochsimmer

The Hochsimmer is a volcanic cone, 587.9 m above sea level, in the Eifel Mountains in Germany. It rises near Ettringen in the Rhineland-Palatine county of Mayen-Koblenz. At the summit is an observation tower, the Hochsimmer Tower.

                                               

Karmelenberg

The Karmelenberg is a wooded cinder cone that was formed by volcanic activity. It marks the southeastern end of the East Eifel volcano field and rises to a height of 372 m above sea level, about 170 metres above the Pellenz region, and is visible ...

                                               

Kostakan

Volcanism of the Kostakan cones belongs to a pattern of basaltic volcanism that is recognized to the west of Kamchatkas Eastern Volcanic Zone GVP. The Kostakan cones are found south of Bakening volcano, from Kostakan Lake southward in a north-sou ...

                                               

Kula (volcano)

Kula is a volcanic field located in western Turkey. Kula field consists of a broad area of cinder cones and maars. It is the westernmost volcano of Turkey. The volcanic character of the area was recognized in antiquity, when it was named Katakeka ...

                                               

Mount Leura

Mount Leura is a 313-metre scoria cone surrounding a dry crater 100 m deep and is the central and most obvious component of a larger volcanic complex southeast of the town of Camperdown located in western Victoria, Australia, 194 kilometres south ...

                                               

Monte Nuovo

Monte Nuovo is a cinder cone volcano within the Campi Flegrei caldera, near Naples, southern Italy. A series of damaging earthquakes and changes in land elevation preceded its only eruption, during the most recent part of the Holocene, which last ...

                                               

Pigeon Mountain (New Zealand)

Ōhuiarangi / Pigeon Mountain is a 55 m high volcanic cone at Half Moon Bay, near Howick and Bucklands Beach, in Auckland, New Zealand. The cone forms the last part of volcanic activity that lasted many years. An earlier explosive eruption, create ...

                                               

Rockeskyller Kopf

The Rockeskyller Kopf near Rockeskyll in the county of Vulkaneifel in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate is a hill, 554.6 m above sea level, in the Eifel mountains. It is an extinct volcano complex from the Quaternary period, around 360.000 ...

                                               

Mount Suribachi

Mount Suribachi is a 169-metre -high mountain on the southwest end of Iwo Jima in the northwest Pacific Ocean under the administration of Ogasawara Subprefecture, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan. The mountains name derives from its shape, resembling a su ...

                                               

Tolmachev Dol

Tolmachev Dol is a volcanic highland located in the southern part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia, northeast of Opala volcano. The cones and lava fields cover a broad area around Lake Tolmachev. Tolmachev Dol is a large volcanic field, consisting ...

                                               

Veitskopf

The Veitskopf is hill, 428 m above sea level, in the Eifel mountains of Germany. It is located in the county of Ahrweiler in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. It rises north of the lake of Laacher See in the area of the village of Wassenach. Der ...

                                               

Volcan Barcena

The Barcena volcano is classified as a dormant, or historical, cinder cone type volcano that encompasses the southern end of the San Benedicto Island, Mexico. It is grouped with a chain of volcanic islands known as the Revillagigedo Islands, Mexi ...

                                               

Cerro Volcanico

Cerro Volcanico is a cinder cone in Argentina, located southeast of the massive stratovolcano of Tronador. The cone produced a single andesite lava flow, which has been bracketed in age between 70.000 and 14.000 years ago.

                                               

Mount Warrnambool

Mount Warrnambool is a single large scoria cone volcano that is 216 metres high. It is 16 kilometres southwest of Terang, Victoria, Australia. It is visible from the Princes Highway on the way to Warrnambool.

                                               

Ambang

Ambang is a complex of volcanoes at the western of the northern arm of Sulawesi island, Indonesia. There are two lakes, lake Mooat and lake Tondok, at an elevation of 750 m. The larger of the two lakes is Mooat. Both of them are side by side. The ...

                                               

Mount Asama

Mount Asama is an active complex volcano in central Honshū, the main island of Japan. The volcano is the most active on Honshū. The Japan Meteorological Agency classifies Mount Asama as rank A. It stands 2.568 metres above sea level on the border ...

                                               

Bennett Lake Volcanic Complex

The Bennett Lake Volcanic Complex is a huge 50-million-year-old extinct caldera complex that spans across the British Columbia-Yukon border in Canada. It is located near the western end of the West Arm of Bennett Lake. The caldera complex is surr ...

                                               

Cordon del Azufre

Cordon del Azufre is a small, inactive complex volcano located in the Central Andes, at the border of Argentina and Chile. The centre contains a series of craters and lava flows covering a surface area of 60 square kilometres. A western component ...

                                               

Mount Daisen

Mount Daisen, is a volcanic mountain in Tottori Prefecture, Japan. It has an elevation of 1.729 metres. This mountain is the highest in the Chūgoku region, and the most important volcano on the Daisen volcanic belt: a part of Southwest Honshu vol ...

                                               

Dieng Volcanic Complex

Dieng Volcanic Complex is on the Dieng Plateau in the Central Java, Indonesia, as a complex of volcanoes. The volcanic complex consists of two or more of stratovolcanoes, more than 20 small craters and Pleistocene-to-Holocene age volcanic cones. ...

                                               

Door Point Volcano

The Door Point Volcano is a buried extinct volcano off the shore of St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana. It last erupted in the late Cretaceous period, between 74 and 90 million years ago. The volcano is a sill composed of layers of volcanic ash and br ...

                                               

Dukono

Dukono is an active volcano located in the northern part of Halmahera island, Indonesia. It has a broad profile and is capped by compound craters. During the major eruption in 1550, a lava flow filled in the strait between Halmahera and the north ...

                                               

Falso Azufre

Falso Azufre is a complex volcano at the border of Argentina and Chile. Falso Azufre is elongated in east-west direction and contains craters and lava domes; most craters have diameters of 300–600 metres 980–1.970 ft with the exception of the mai ...

                                               

Galeras

Galeras is an Andean stratovolcano in the Colombian department of Nariño, near the departmental capital Pasto. Its summit rises 4.276 metres above sea level. It has erupted frequently since the Spanish conquest, with its first historical eruption ...

                                               

Mount Gambier (volcano)

Mount Gambier is a maar complex in South Australia associated with the Newer Volcanics Province. It contains four lake-filled maars called Blue Lake, Valley Lake, Leg of Mutton Lake, and Browns Lake. Both Brown and Leg of Mutton lakes are dry in ...

                                               

Gamchen

Gamchen is a complex volcano located in the southeastern part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. It is composed of four stratovolcanoes.

                                               

Grozny Group

Grozny Group is a complex volcano located in the central part of Iturup Island, Kuril Islands, controlled by Russia, and claimed by Japan. There is an ongoing eruption there. There are at least two named volcanoes: Japanese: 焼山 Yake-yama Russia ...

                                               

Iyang-Argapura

Iyang-Argapura is a massive volcanic complex that dominates the landscape between Mount Raung and Mount Lamongan in East Java, Indonesia. Valleys up to 1.000 m deep dissect the strongly eroded Iyang volcano. No historical eruptions have been reco ...

                                               

Jailolo

Jailolo is a volcanic complex on a peninsula, west of Halmahera island. It has lava flows on the eastern flank, small caldera at the west and south-west of the mountain, hot springs along the north-west coast of the caldera. Small volcanic island ...

                                               

Jorcada

Jorcada is a volcano in the Andes, Bolivia. It is constructed by four fissures between Pastos Grandes and Laguna Colorada. Several stratovolcanoes, seven lava domes are constructed along the fissures, with craters ranging 0.2–1.5 kilometres in di ...

                                               

Kelimutu

Kelimutu is a volcano, close to the small town of Moni in central Flores island in Indonesia. The volcano is around 50 km to the east of Ende, Indonesia, the capital of Ende regency in East Nusa Tenggara province. The mountain has three volcanic ...

                                               

Mount Kusatsu-Shirane

Mount Kusatsu-Shirane is a 2160-meter active stratovolcano in Kusatsu, Gunma, Japan. It is called Kusatsu Shirane to differentiate it from the Mount Nikkō-Shirane on the other side of Gunma Prefecture. The summit of Kusatsu-Shirane volcano, locat ...

                                               

Lihir Island

Lihir Island is the largest island in the Lihir group of islands, 22 km long and 14.5 km wide, in Papua New Guineas New Ireland Province. It consists of a complex of several overlapping basaltic stratovolcanoes rising 700 m above sea level. While ...

                                               

Mount Lurus

Mount Lurus is a complex volcano located along the northern coast of East Java, Indonesia. The volcano has produced leucite-bearing rocks with andesitic and trachytic composition.

                                               

Mount Marapi

Marapi is a complex volcano in West Sumatra, Indonesia. Its name means Mountain of Fire, and it is the most active volcano in Sumatra. Its elevation is 2.891.3 metres. A number of cities and towns are situated around the mountain, including Bukit ...

                                               

McDonald Islands (Australia)

The McDonald Islands are an archipelago in the southern Indian Ocean in the vicinity of Heard Island. They are the emergent peaks of submarine volcanoes and are Australian external territory. Prior to 1992, there had not been an eruption in the p ...

                                               

Mutnovsky

Mutnovsky is a complex volcano located in the southern part of Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. It is one of the most active volcanoes of southern Kamchatka; the latest eruption was recorded in 2000. At the foot of the Mutnovsky lies a geyser field, ...

                                               

Mount Noel

Mount Noel is a Miocene volcanic complex in the Chilcotin Group in British Columbia, Canada, located 7 km southwest of Bralorne and north of a tributary of Noel Creek. It is 150 km east of the Garibaldi Volcanic Belt and is made up of flat-lying, ...

                                               

Peuet Sagoe

Peuet Sague is a volcanic complex in the northwest of Sumatra, Indonesia. The name peuet sagoe in Acehnese language means four square in English. The location of the volcanic complex is isolated that needs several journeys on foot from the neares ...

                                               

Red Rock (Victoria)

Red Rock is a Quaternary complex volcano in the Australian state of Victoria. It is located 11 km northwest of the small city of Colac near the southeastern shore of Lake Corangamite. The volcano is structurally complicated, consisting of a serie ...

                                               

Rincon de la Vieja Volcano

Rincon de la Vieja is an active andesitic complex volcano in north-western Costa Rica, about 23 km from Liberia, in the province of Guanacaste. Its name means "The Old Womans Corner", a reference to a local legend about princess Curabanda whose l ...

                                               

Salal Glacier volcanic complex

The Salal Glacier volcanic complex is a complex volcano in the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in southwestern British Columbia, Canada, located near the upper Bridge River. It is part of a volcanic group called the Bridge River Cones which ...

                                               

San Cristobal Volcano

Volcan San Cristobal is the highest volcano in Nicaragua at 1.745 m. Located near to the northwest corner of the country, it forms a backdrop to the city of Chichigalpa, Chinandega. It is also among the most active volcanos in Nicaragua. San Cris ...

                                               

Sangeang Api

Sangeang Api is an active complex volcano on the island of Sangeang in Indonesia. It consists of two volcanic cones, 1.949 metres Doro Api and 1.795 m Doro Mantoi. Sangeang Api is one of the most active volcanoes in the Lesser Sunda Islands. It e ...

                                               

Sham Hill

Sham Hill is a volcanic plug in the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in southwestern British Columbia, Canada, located near the upper Bridge River. It is part of a volcanic group called the Bridge River Cones which in turn is part of the Gar ...

                                               

Mount Sirung

Mount Sirung is an active volcano complex volcano located on Pantar Island in the Alor archipelago of the eastern Indonesian province of Nusa Tenggara Timor. The crater rim can be reached by an easy hike from the village of Kakamauta. Inside the ...

                                               

Mount Skukum Volcanic Complex

The Mount Skukum Volcanic Complex is an early Eocene caldera complex, located 43 km west of Carcross and 32 km northeast of Mount Porsild in the Yukon Territory, Canada. The complex composes the Skukum Group. It is a northeast-trending complex of ...

                                               

Tocorpuri

Cerros de Tocorpuri is a volcanic complex located along the border between Bolivia and Chile. Volcan Tocorpuri is constructed by andesitic lava flows with some pyroclastics, which form a 1 kilometre 0.62 mi high pile with a 1.2 kilometres 0.75 mi ...