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Seal Nunataks

The Seal Nunataks are a group of 16 islands called nunataks emerging from the Larsen Ice Shelf east of Graham Land, Antarctic Peninsula. The Seal Nunataks have been described as separate volcanic vents of ages ranging from Miocene to Pleistocene. ...

                                               

Mount Tarakan

Tarakan volcano is located in Indonesias Halmahera islands, near the shore of Galela Bay north east of Dukono volcano. Tarakan consists of two large cinder cones, namely Tarakan Lamo and Tarakan Itji.

                                               

Coulman Island

Coulman Island is an ice-covered island in the Ross Sea, located 14 km southeast of Cape Jones, Victoria Land, Antarctica. It is 33.3 km long, 14.8 km wide and 1.998 m in elevation. Emperor penguins inhabit this island. Coulman Island lies within ...

                                               

Franklin Island (Antarctica)

Franklin Island is an island 13 kilometres long, lying in the Ross Sea about 130 kilometres east of Cape Hickey, Victoria Land. It was discovered on January 27, 1841 by James Clark Ross, and named for Sir John Franklin, the noted Arctic explorer, ...

                                               

Indian Heaven

Indian Heaven is a volcanic field in Skamania County in the state of Washington, in the United States. Midway between Mount St. Helens and Mount Adams, the field dates from the Pleistocene to the early Holocene epoch. It trends north to south and ...

                                               

Pico do Principe

Pico do Principe is a mountain on the island of Principe, the smaller of the two inhabited islands of São Tome and Principe. The elevation of the mountain is 947 metres, making it the highest peak on the island. The island is one of the volcanic ...

                                               

Regal Mountain

Regal Mountain is an eroded stratovolcano or shield volcano in the Wrangell Mountains of eastern Alaska. It is located in Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park about 19 mi east of Mount Blackburn, the second highest volcano in the United States, and ...

                                               

Ua Huka

Ua Huka is one of the Marquesas Islands, in French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. It is situated in the northern group of the archipelago, approximately 25 mi to the east of Nuku Hiva, at 8°54′S 139°33′W.

                                               

Vogelsberg

The Vogelsberg is a large volcanic mountain range in the German Central Uplands in the state of Hesse, separated from the Rhon Mountains by the Fulda river valley. Emerging approximately 19 million years ago, the Vogelsberg is Central Europes lar ...

                                               

Ara (mountain)

Mount Ara is a polygenetic stratovolcanic cone in Armenias Kotayk Province. The town of Zoravan and a nearby church, Gharghavank, are located along the mountains lower slopes. The town of Yeghvard is below the mountain. Located north of Yerevan, ...

                                               

Mount Aragats

Mount Aragats is an isolated four-peaked volcano massif in Armenia. Its northern summit, at 4.090 m above sea level, is the highest point of the Lesser Caucasus and Armenia. It is also one of the highest points in the Armenian Highlands. The Arag ...

                                               

Baluan

Baluan is a stratovolcano on Baluan Island in the Admiralty Islands. The volcano is considered dormant, though warm springs are present on the island and in 1931 there were unconfirmed reports of an active submarine vent nearby.

                                               

Barren Island (Andaman Islands)

Barren Island is an island located in the Andaman Sea. It is the only confirmed active volcano in South Asia, and the only active volcano along a chain of volcanoes from Sumatra to Myanmar. It is a part of the Indian Union Territory of Andaman an ...

                                               

Beaufort Island

Beaufort Island is an island in Antarcticas Ross Sea. It is the northernmost feature of the Ross Archipelago, lying 21 kilometres north of Cape Bird, Ross Island. It is approximately 18.4 km 2 in area. It was first charted by James Clark Ross in ...

                                               

Bridgeman Island (South Shetland Islands)

Bridgeman Island or Bridgemanss Island or Bridgman Island or Helena Island is one of the South Shetland Islands. It is an almost circular, volcanic island marked by steep sides, 0.8 kilometres long and 240 m high, lying 37 kilometres east of King ...

                                               

Chagulak Island

Chagulak Island is a small, uninhabited volcanic island in the Islands of Four Mountains group in the Aleutian Islands of southwestern Alaska, United States. The 1.9 mi -wide island consists of a single cone that reaches an elevation of 3.747 ft. ...

                                               

Doupov Mountains

Doupov Mountains is a cenozoic volcanic mountain range with the typical structure of stratovolcano. The centre of the stratovolcano was in the place of a former town of Doupov. The highest mountain is Hradiste 934 metres, the lowest point is by t ...

                                               

Gaua

Gaua is the largest and second most populous of the Banks Islands in Torba Province of northern Vanuatu. It covers 342 km².

                                               

Green Mountain

Green Mountain is a common name for "The Peak", the highest point on Ascension Island, which has gained some fame for claims that it is one of very few large-scale artificial forests.

                                               

Hudson Mountains

The Hudson Mountains are parasitic cones, forming nunataks just above the Antarctic ice sheet in west Ellsworth Land. These mountains lie just east of Cranton Bay and Pine Island Bay at the eastern extremity of Amundsen Sea, and are bounded on th ...

                                               

Mount Kazbek

Mount Kazbegi is a dormant stratovolcano and one of the major mountains of the Caucasus located on the border of Georgias Kazbegi District and Russian Republic of North Ossetia–Alania. It is the third-highest peak in Georgia after Mount Shkhara a ...

                                               

Koh-i-Sultan

Koh-i-Sultan is a volcano in Balochistan, Pakistan. It is part of the tectonic belt formed by the collision of India and Asia: specifically, a segment influenced by the subduction of the Arabian plate beneath the Asian plate and forming a volcani ...

                                               

Mount Kurohime

Mount Kurohime is a stratovolcano located in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Its elevation is 6.736 ft and its prominence is 1.627 ft. It is one of the "Five Mountains of Northern Shinshu" 北信五岳, which also includes Mount Iizuna 飯縄山, Mount Myōkō ...

                                               

Melville Peak

Melville Peak is a prominent peak surmounting Cape Melville, the eastern cape of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands off Antarctica. It represents an eroded stratovolcano of unknown age and contains a volcanic crater at its summit. ...

                                               

Pico Viejo

Pico Viejo is a volcano located on the island of Tenerife. It is the second highest peak of Tenerife and the Canary Islands, with a height of 3.135 m above sea level, and a huge crater approximately 720 metres in diameter. The volcano is part of ...

                                               

The Pleiades (volcano group)

The Pleiades are a volcanic group in northern Victoria Land of Antarctica. It consists of youthful cones and domes with Mount Atlas/Mount Pleiones, a small stratovolcano formed by three overlapping cones, being the dominant volcano and rising 500 ...

                                               

Porak

Porak or Axarbaxar is a stratovolcano located in the Vardenis volcanic ridge. It lies about 20 km southeast of Lake Sevan and the volcanic field spans the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan with lava flows running into both countries. Ten sate ...

                                               

Mount Porndon

Mount Porndon is a 278-metre-high volcano located 13 kilometres southeast of Camperdown in western Victoria, Australia. Mount Porndon is on private land. There is a fire tower on the summit as well as several radio communications facilities. It i ...

                                               

Mount Roundtop

Mount Roundtop is a stratovolcano located on the Aleutian island of Unimak in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its last eruption was sometime between 9.100 and 10.000 years ago.

                                               

Mount Sergief

Mount Sergief is a stratovolcano located on the Aleutian island of Atka in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its highest point is 1.837 ft above sea level. Its last eruption was during the Pleistocene.

                                               

Tousside

Tousside is a potentially active stratovolcano in Chad. Tousside lies in the Tibesti Mountains, the large Yirrigue caldera and the smaller Trou au Natron and Doon Kidimi craters are close to it. It has an elevation of 3.265 m above sea level. The ...

                                               

Ulleungdo

Ulleungdo is a South Korean island 120 km east of the Korean Peninsula, formerly known as the Dagelet Island or Argonaut Island in Europe; also known as Yuling-dao in Chinese, and Utsuryo-do in Japanese. Volcanic in origin, the rocky steep-sided ...

                                               

Tarso Voon

The Tarso Voon is a 3.100-metre high stratovolcano in the north of the Republic of Chad. It is located in the western center of the Tibesti Mountains. The summit of the mountain is dominated by the 14-by-18-kilometre 8.7 mi × 11.2 mi relatively f ...

                                               

Mount Yasur

Mount Yasur is a volcano on Tanna Island, Vanuatu, 361 m high above sea level, on the coast near Sulphur Bay, northeast of the taller Mount Tukosmera, which was active in the Pleistocene. It has a largely unvegetated pyroclastic cone with a nearl ...

                                               

Zuidwal volcano

The Zuidwal volcano is an extinct volcano in the Netherlands at more than 2 km below ground under the Wadden Sea, between Harlingen and Vlieland, just south west of the island Griend. The volcano was last active during the late Jurassic, and has ...

                                               

Phreatomagmatic eruption

Phreatomagmatic eruptions are volcanic eruptions resulting from interaction between magma and water. They differ from exclusively magmatic eruptions and phreatic eruptions. Unlike phreatic eruptions, the products of phreatomagmatic eruptions cont ...

                                               

Diamond Head, Hawaii

Diamond Head is a volcanic tuff cone on the Hawaiian island of Oahu and known to Hawaiians as Lēahi. The Hawaiian name is most likely derived from lae plus ahi because the shape of the ridgeline resembles the shape of a tunas dorsal fin. Its Engl ...

                                               

Fort Rock

Fort Rock is a tuff ring located on an ice age lake bed in north Lake County, Oregon, United States. The ring is about 4.460 feet in diameter and stands about 200 feet high above the surrounding plain. Its name is derived from the tall, straight ...

                                               

Kaula

It is located 23 mi 37 km west-southwest of Kawaihoa Point on Niihau, and about 150 nmi 278 km west of Honolulu. The island is actually the very top of a volcanic tuff cone that rests on top of a larger, submerged shield volcano. At its highest p ...

                                               

Koko Head

Koko Head is the headland that defines the eastern side of Maunalua Bay along the southeastern side of the Island of Oahu in Hawaii. On its western slope is the community of Portlock, a part of Hawaii Kai. Koko Head is an ancient tuff cone that i ...

                                               

Lehua

Lehua Island is a small, crescent-shaped island in the Hawaiian islands, 0.7 miles north of Niihau, due west of Kauai. The uninhabited, 279-acre barren island is a tuff cone which is part of the extinct Niihau volcano. Lehua was one of the first ...

                                               

Makapuu

Makapuu is the extreme eastern end of the Island of Oahu in the Hawaiian Islands, comprising the remnant of a ridge that rises 647 feet above the sea. The cliff at Makapuu Point forms the eastern tip and is the site of a prominent lighthouse. The ...

                                               

Mānana

Mānana Island is an uninhabited islet located 0.75 mi off Kaupō Beach, near Makapuu at the eastern end of the island of Oahu in the Hawaiian Islands. In the Hawaiian language, mānana means "buoyant". The islet is commonly referred to as Rabbit Is ...

                                               

Menan Buttes

The North and South Menan Buttes in southeastern Idaho are two of the worlds largest volcanic tuff cones. The two cones, with four smaller associated cones, align along a north-northwest line and comprise the Menan Complex. The buttes rise about ...

                                               

Nisida

Nisida is a volcanic islet of the Flegrean Islands archipelago, in southern Italy. It lies at a very short distance from Cape Posillipo, just north of Naples; it is now connected to the mainland by a stone bridge. The islet is almost circular, wi ...

                                               

Punchbowl Crater

Punchbowl Crater is an extinct volcanic tuff cone located in Honolulu, Hawaii. It is the location of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. The crater was formed some 75.000 to 100.000 years ago during the secondary activity of the Honolu ...

                                               

Salt Lake, Hawaii

Salt Lake is a neighborhood of Honolulu, Hawaii on the island of Oahu. The area is also known as Āliamanu after a nearby crater, although Salt Lake itself is in a crater called Ālia paakai - meaning "salt pond" in the Hawaiian language. The Salt ...

                                               

Vivara

Vivara flanks Procida to the south-west and is connected to it by a bridge. Vivara is a crescent-shaped remnant ridge of an ancient volcanic crater, part of the Phlegraean Fields. It is now a nature reserve of 35.63 hectares 88 acres, established ...

                                               

Tuya

A tuya is a type of distinctive, flat-topped, steep-sided volcano formed when lava erupts through a thick glacier or ice sheet. They are somewhat rare worldwide, being confined to regions which were covered by glaciers and had active volcanism du ...

                                               

Anahim Volcanic Belt

The Anahim Volcanic Belt is a 600 km long volcanic belt, stretching from just north of Vancouver Island to near Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada. The Anahim Volcanic Belt has had three main magmatic episodes: 15–13 Ma, 9–6 Ma, and 3–1 Ma. The vo ...