volcano Archive

Mud Volcanoes, Azerbaijan

“Mud Volcanoes, Azerbaijan” Azerbaijan is in the first place in the world for the amount of mud volcanoes. Mud volcanoes broadly spread in Azerbaijan. There are about 350 of 800 volcanoes of the world in Azerbaijani Republic. Local people call them “yanardagh” (burning mountain), “pilpila” (terrace), “gaynacha” (boiling water) and “bozdag” (grey mountain) alongside its

Kilauea Volcano at Kalapana, Hawaii

Location: Kilauea volcano at Kalapana, Hawaii Kilauea volcano is one of the world’s most active volcanoes. It is a shield-type volcano that makes up the southeastern side of the Big Island of Hawaii. To the casual observer, Kilauea volcano appears to be part of the larger volcano Mauna Loa, but geological data indicates that it is a

Dangerous New Eruption at Sumatra’s Sinabung Volcano

Sinabung volcano Eruption Superheated ash and gas flowing down the slopes of Indonesia’s Sinabung volcano signals the intensity of eruptions may be increasing at the fiery mountain, according to local officials. More than 5,000 people have been evacuated from towns and villages in North Sumatra’s Karo Regency since Mount Sinabung awoke in October after a

Mount Mazama, Crater Lake national Park,Oregon, USA

Mount Mazama is a destroyed stratovolcano in the Oregon part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc and the Cascade Range located in the United States. The volcano’s collapsed caldera holds Crater Lake, and the entire mountain is located within Crater Lake National Park. Mazama was destroyed by a volcanic eruption that occurred around 5,677 (± 150)

Sierra Negra, volcano caldera, Isabela Island, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

Sierra Negra (Spanish: Black Mountain) is a large shield volcano at the South eastern end of Isabela Island in the Galapagos that rises to an altitude of 1124m. It coalesces with the volcanoes Cerro Azul to the west and Alcedo to the north. It is one of the most active of the Galapagos volcanoes with