Big Ben, surrounding surprisingly like the famous clocktower in England, is actually a volcano on an island approximately 2400 miles from Australia. It peak, Mawson's Peak is an active volcano, and belonging to Australia, this is Australia's only active volcano.
The Arenal Volcano (Spanish: Volcán Arenal) is an active andesitic stratovolcano in north-western Costa Rica (10.5N, 84.7E), about 90 km north-west of San José, in the province of Alajuela. Once locally known as Mount Arenal (Cerro Arenal), Arenal was presumed extinct until July 29, 1968 when it erupted after approximately 400 years of dormancy. The eruption wiped out the town of Tabacon and ki...
Mayon Volcano is found in the province of Albay. Its almost perfectly-shaped cone is considered by many people to be more beautiful than Mt. Fuji in Japan.
Mayon is the most active volcano in the Philippines, having erupted around 50 times for the past 400 years.
Taal Volcano is an active volcano on the island of Luzon in the Philippines. It consists of an island in Lake Taal, which is situated within a caldera formed by an earlier very large eruption. It is about 50 km from the capital, Manila.
The Popocatepetl and Iztaccíhuatl Volcanos near Mexico City, Mexico. The name Popocatepetl, meaning "Smoking Mountain", was given to the volcano by the Aztecs, and suggests that the volcano has long been active. It is built on an older volcano which adds 12,464 ft (3800 m) to Popocatepetl's elevation.
Mount Ngauruhoe is a 2,291 metres high cone shaped volcano on the edge of the Tongariro massif. The volcano is new Zealand's most active volcano with 61 eruptions since 1839.
The volcano is the `Mt Doom` in the movie Lord of the Rings.
It is the youngest vent and highest peak in the Tongariro volcanic complex on the Central Plateau of the North Island, and first erupted about 2,50...
Irazú is an active volcano in Costa Rica, situated in the Cordillera Central close to the city of Cartago. Its name is believed to be a corruption of Iztarú, which was the name of an indigenous village on the flanks of the volcano. Irazú has erupted frequently in historical times - at least 23 times since its first well-recorded eruption in 1723. Its most recent eruption began in 1963 and conti...