Every World Press Photo Winner Ever: 60 Images That Define Our World . The Pacaya Volcano is near Guatemala city and is one of the country’s most active volcanoes. Over the years, the volcano is known for strombolian activity, which means it can produce moderate eruptions. Pacaya Volcano activity is just the latest in Guatemala volcanic activity after the first eruption of the Fuego Volcano ...
At 13,677 feet above sea level, Hawaii's Mauna Loa, located on the lava-filled big island, stands as the world's largest active volcano. Of course, from its base below sea level to the summit, the 30,000 feet in height has it taller than Mount Everest. In the last 200 years, Mauna Loa has erupted 33 times, the most recent when lava pulled within four miles of Hilo in 1984, making Mauna Loa due for another eruption.
Mount Cleveland: Eruptive History. The earliest history of Mount Cleveland is the oral record of the Aleut people. They realized that the mountain was a volcano and named it "Chuginadak" after their Goddess of Fire, who was thought to live within the mountain. The Aleut people also knew that Mount Cleveland and the other half of today's Chuginadak Island were once separate islands. The isthmus connecting the islands was formed from volcanic debris produced during one of Cleveland's eruptions.
Thankfully having nothing to do with Ohio and everything to do with America’s 22nd AND 24th president, Mt. Cleveland is one of the most active volcanoes in the Aleutian Islands. It’s situated on the completely uninhabited Chuginadak Island (which is hilarious to say 3x fast), and is the source of heat for a handful of hot springs in the surrounding area.
Mount Yasur is an easily accessible active volcano, and is a major Vanuatu tourist attraction. The Vanuatu Government monitors the level of volcanic activity in the interests of the public, both tourists and locals alike. This monitoring is carried out by the Vanuatu Geo-Hazards Observatory.
Erta Ale is a remote and rarely visited volcano that is known currently to have an active lava lake in its summit crater. Erta Ale has undergone seven eruption events in the past 125 years. Three of the early eruption dates, 1873, 1903, and 1904 are uncertain.