Dec 23, 2009
Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano eruption photos. Hawaii Island is located in the "active zone" – central part of the Pacific tectonic plate, it formed by five volcanoes, of which Kilauea volcano is the world’s youngest and the most active volcano. Almost every day, there’s 100 thousand cubic meters of magma extravasation.
MountEtna is a well-known active volcanoes in Italy, but it’s also the highest active volcanoe of Europe, explosions once several years. It is located in southern Italy, the altitude is about 3300 meters.
Tavurvur volcano in Papua New Guinea, as shown, the volcanic eruptions accompanied by lightning phenomenon. It is reported that volcanic eruptions accompanies by lightning are very common, but up till now, scientists did not find out the specific formation of the reasons for this phenomenon.
The Great Rift Valley in northern Tanzania, OlDoinyoLengai volcano. OlDoinyoLengai volcano is the world’s only active volcano which can spew carbonate, which is the calcite and dolomite and other carbonate-rich igneous rock, while the others spew the silica-rich basalt. The diameter of OlDoinyoLengai volcano’s crater is 350-400 meters, the altitude is about 2086 meters.
Danakil desert in Ethiopia, Ertale volcano crater in the vicinity. lava lake inside Ertale volcano crater which continuously ejected out of steam. The maximum temperature of steam can reach 1020 degrees Celsius.
New Zealand, a volcano emits steam .
In Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, gowing lava slowly flows to the Pacific Ocean.
Navbiotum Volcano is located in the southern Lake Turkana of Kenya.
The Pavlof Volcano spewed ash and steam as high as 5490 metres. Pavlof Volcano located on the southwestern edge of the Alaska Peninsula, which is the most active and most dangerous volcano of Aleutian volcanic arc.
2004, NASA’s Terra satellite snapped Shiveluch volcano erupting images. Shiveluch volcano is a 10,400-foot-high stratovolcano that is at least 60,000 years old and has been erupting fairly often for the past 10 years.
Philippines’ most active volcano hazardous eruption
Mayon volcano in Legazpi city, 500 km (310 miles) south of Manila December 16, 2009. Mayon volcano is the most active volcano in the Philippines, 48 times of the recorded eruptions, the worst was in 1814, resulting in 1,200 people were killed. Mayon volcano last erupted in July 2006, no casualties.
The Philippines lies along the Pacific "Ring of Fire" where volcanic activity and earthquakes are common.