The most beautiful volcanoes in the world

In this post I want to show you a selection of the most beautiful volcanoes in the world. Volcano - is beauty, which can kill you, but it is impossible not to admire.

Volcano Anak Krakato located on the island of Krakatoa. In 1883, a volcanic eruption was so powerful that it has been recognized as "the most powerful volcanic explosion in the history of our time».

Form of Chinese Fuji volcano is almost perfect. He is still considered active, despite the fact that the last eruption was here in 1708. Besides the beautiful landscapes and snow-capped peaks tourists are expected here for a bullet train coming from Tokyo to Yokohama.

In the picture, taken in April 2010, the eruption of the Icelandic volcano with a complicated name - Eyjafjallajökull. The release of the year has created many problems for the airlines involved in the transport of passengers. Due to the cancellation of more than a hundred flights, thousands of passengers were forced to sit in the airport waiting for the dust settles a cloud of smoke and ash.

In the national park called "Hawaii Volcanoes" is Mauna Loa. It is the largest volcano on our planet.

The highest of all active volcanoes considered Etna, located in the eastern part of the island of Sicily. Guides will lead groups of tourists to the very crater of the volcano. Therefore, scientists are always closely monitoring the activity of Etna.

Fogo volcano eruption on the island of Cape Verde, the locals often forced to flee and seek refuge on a neighboring island of calm - Brava.

In the city of Antigua (Guatemala) is the volcano Pacaya. Despite the systematic small eruptions frequently rise to the top of the tourists. It offers a beautiful view unforgettable.

The volcano Vesuvius is the same temperamental and hot, as are the Italians. He has quite a colorful and "rough" past. Violent volcanic eruption caused the death of two cities - Pompeii and Herculaneum in 79 AD, claimed the lives of 218 people in 1906 and led to widespread destruction of several nearby towns.

Villarrica - one of the most active volcanoes in Chile. Summer - a popular route for walking, and in winter - ski. Boasting superb views of the surrounding area.

Climb the snow-capped summit of the volcano in Alaska Shishaldin will only professional mountaineers. Fans and tourists better to choose a different route.

Bromo volcano in Indonesia has long served as a place of human sacrifice. After carrying out a special ritual of living people simply thrown into the crater of the volcano. Today, as the Indonesians do with their dead bodies.

Volcanic island of Stromboli is very large and very active. It is often called the "Lighthouse of the Mediterranean".

The highest point in the North Island of New Zealand - is a volcano Ruapehu. On its slopes are perfectly combined green forests and snow. The last eruption was in 2007.

Chief Cotopaxi Volcano in Ecuador in the form as close to the cone. In addition to numerous mountaineers on its slopes can be seen small birds hummingbirds.

On the largest island in the Galapagos Islands, Isabela, located as much as six volcanoes. Four of them are still active. On the stony slopes, you can meet a lot of turtles peacefully basking in the sun.

How beautiful is just as dangerous and Mayon Volcano in the Philippines. He regularly demonstrates his "character". This year, during the ascent to the top is killed seven people.

The top of the stratovolcano Indonesian volcano Agung especially beautiful at sunset and at night. Therefore, among the tourists especially popular it is ups at this time. In 1963, a volcanic eruption killed 150 people and erased from the face of the earth entire village.

Poas in Costa Rica recognized as the most beautiful volcanoes in the world. Since 1971, he became part of the national park. The last eruption was observed in 2011.

The eruption of St. Helena in the United States in 1980 destroyed many roads, fertile fields, bridges and killed fifty people. From the crater of the volcano is still often sputtered smoke, reminiscent of the power hidden in its depths.

Yasur Volcano on the island of Tana is not only beautiful, but also very active. But still - as were daredevils who climbed close to the crater of the volcano of boiling magma.



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