Thursday, 8 September 2011

Most Active Volcanoes in The World

Yellowstone Super-volcano, United States
Yellowstone Super-volcano is the most dangerous mount in the world. Yellowstone Super-volcano explosion rocks and composition can shoot up to 1000 kilometers from the mount other cubic. volcanic eruptions of lava and ash this mount enough to threaten the extinction of species and can even become one of the causes of a mass disaster, because once the mountain is erupting, it will cause all the other volcanic activity experienced a major tectonic vibrations and could trigger other explosions.

Mount Yasur
Vanuatu, the Pacific Ocean Region
 
Mount Merapi still continued to show increased activity during the week since the eruption of October 26, 2010. Today also reported that the activity of 22 mountains in other parts of Indonesia also rose.Although Merapi look very active, but its activity is still not the worst when compared to other mountains. There are many other volcanoes in the world that is more active.

This is a list of five most active volcano in the world based on reports Paul Kimberly, Program Manager of Global volcanism, Smithsonian Institution. Liveliness viewed from a long time active volcano constantly.

 Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawaii
Mauna Loa is the largest volcano in the world (volume and area), with the volume of lava reaches approximately 18,000 cubic miles. Mauna Loa is one of the five mountains that form the Island of Hawaii. Though Mauna Loa is not the highest mountain, but the erupt is the most dangerous, this is because the content of this mountain lava consists lot of fluid that can cause serious fires. The mountain last erupted on April 15, 1984.

Taal Volcano, Philippines
 Taal Volcano is a volcanic complex on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. This mountain consists of an island in Lake Taal, which is located inside the caldera formed by very strong previous eruptions (the process is similar to lake Toba). Taal Volcano is located about 50 km (31 mile) from the capital, Manila. This volcano has erupted hard several times, carrying one of the most powerful eruption in 1991 that killed more than a thousand souls.

Ulawun Volcano, Papua New Guinea
Ulawun is one of the most active volcanoes in Papua New Guinea and one of the most dangerous. The mount is located in Papua New Guinea, the Bismarck arc. The mountain erupted several times has been recorded, one of the strongest eruption was in 1980, where Ulawun out ash up to 60 000 feet tall and produce pyroclastic flows that swept all sides of the mountain.
 
Mount Etna
The mountain is also located in Italy. Has a height of 3340 meters, this mountain has been active continuously for 109 years. Etna eruption most severe occurred in 1669.





Stromboli Mountain

This mountain has been active continuously for 108 years. Located in Italy, the mountain is often called the Lighthouse of the Mediterranean. One of the eruption in 2002 caused a small tsunami and damage in the village of Stromboli, located adjacent to it.




Santa Maria Mountain


Mount Saint Mary is located in Guatemala. This mountain reaches a height of 3772 meters. The biggest eruption was in 1902 and is one of the largest eruptions during the 20th century. This mountain has been active continuously for 101 years.
 

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