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|Devils Tower was made famous in Steven Spielberg's film "Close Encounters of the Third Kind". |
Description by McMaster_de:
The nearly vertical monolith known as Devils Tower rises 1,267 feet above the meandering Belle Fourche River. Once hidden below the earth's surface, erosion has stripped away the softer rock layers revealing Devils Tower.
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|Tiatia volcano in the Kuril Islands. The second crater is perhaps an 'explosion vent'.|
|Devils Tower National Monument, northeastern Wyoming, established 1906, the first national monument in the United States.||12/20/2005||2,029|
|Mayon Volcano is a volcano in the Philippines. It is found in the province of Albay in the Bicol Region. Its almost perfectly-shaped cone is considered by many people to be more beautiful than Mt. Fuji in Japan. A few kilometres to the south of the volcano is Legazpi City.||10/26/2005||1,109|
|This is the Pacaya Volcano, an active volcano in Guatemala. Not sure if it's smoking or if that is a cloud directly over the volcano.||11/24/2006||900|
|On March 29, 2007, the Shiveluch Volcano on the Russian Federation’s Kamchatka Peninsula erupted. According to the Alaska Volcano Observatory the volcano underwent an explosive eruption between 01:50 and 2:30 UTC, sending an ash cloud skyward roughly 9,750 meters (32,000 feet), based on visual estimates. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) flying onboard NASA’s Aqua satell...||04/01/2007||804|
|Koryaksky is a volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the far east of Russia. It lies within sight of the capital of Kamchatka Oblast, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Together with neighbouring Avachinsky volcano, it has been designated a Decade Volcano, worthy of particular study in light of its history of explosive eruptions and proximity to populated areas.|
|Avachinsky is a volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the far east of Russia. It lies within sight of the capital of Kamchatka Oblast, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Together with neighbouring Koryaksky volcano, it has been designated a Decade Volcano, worthy of particular study in light of its history of explosive eruptions and proximity to populated areas.|
|4565 m. (14,977 feet). |
Meru volcano, Africa's fourth highest mountain, is dwarfed by neighboring Kilimanjaro volcano, but is an impressive peak in its own right.
|On February 22, 1997 this volcano erupted. The eruption covered an area of 2.5 km² and displaced 31 families. The mud volcano now lies inactive where the eruption took place. |
|The Santa Ana Volcano or Ilamatepec is a volcano located in the Santa Ana department of El Salvador. With a height above sea level of 2,381 metres, its summit is one of the highest points in the country.|
|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.