Amazing photos of active volcanoes around the world - Many Useful

Amazing photos of active volcanoes around the world

Of the 1,500 active volcanoes around the world – about fifty erupt each year, releasing steam, ash, lava and poisonous gases into the environment. In 2012, the Fuego volcano eruption in Guatemala, Tongariro in New Zealand, Flat Tolbachik in Russia, Puyehue-Cordon in Chile, the volcano Etna in Italy, and others. The volcanic activity in Hawaii Kilauea continues to this day. Mexicans living near the volcano Popocatepetl, suffer from constant ash fall. Source: The Atlantic



March 11, 2012 Photographer Andrew Hall captured Santa Maria – largest active volcano in the western highlands of Guatemala (country in Central America), the first eruption which began about 30,000 years ago. In October 1902 the eruption was so powerful that it collapsed one side of the volcano , the explosion was heard over 800 kilometers, a column of ash rose to 28 kilometers, then killed about 6000 people. Photo: Andrew Hall

The massive cloud of ash rises into the sky in Tongariro National Park, 300 kilometers north of Wellington, New Zealand, November 21, 2012. The first eruption occurred about 250,000 years ago. Tongariro volcano is also known that carried out the shooting sci-fi movie “The Lord of the Rings” (2000-2003) on its slopes. After sleeping for 115 years the volcano awoke August 7, 2012, in connection with which were canceled dozens of flights. Photo: Reuters/Stefan Keller

The volcano, called Flat Tolbachik. Picture taken in the Far East of Russia, on the Kamchatka Peninsula, December 7, 2012. Last eruption was recorded in 1976. Photo: AP Photo/Alexander Petrov

September 19, 2012 on the island of Ternate in Indonesia there have been two consecutive eruptions Gamalama volcano. Photo: AP Photo

In Kamchatka, Russia, November 29, 2012 there is a volcanic eruption Flat Tolbachik. Photo: AP Photo/Yuri Demyanchuk

The eruption of the strata of Etna on April 1, 2012, located on the east coast of Sicily. This is the highest active volcano in Europe. According to legend, he received his name in honor of the Sicilian nymph Etna, daughter of Heaven and Earth. Photo: Reuters/Antonio Parrinello

Large cumulus clouds of ash and steam erupt from the volcano Popocatepetl (translated as “Smoky Hill”). Photo taken in the central state of Puebla, Mexico, April 25, 2012. Photo: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images

Photo of lava in the crater of Halema`uma`u volcano Kilauea, located in the Hawaiian Islands, October 22, 2012. Photo: David Dow/USGS

The clash of icy water and the fire lava of Kalapan. Photo taken on a volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean, Hawaii, November 27, 2012. Photo: Reuters/Hugh Gentry

Steam rises after meeting lava with ocean water in Hawaii. Photo: Reuters/Hugh Gentry

Hair Pele (named after the goddess of fire from ancient Hawaiians) in the crater of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii May 3, 2012. They are thin threads of volcanic glass, which are blown out of the fountains of liquid lava blowing up. Hair Pele cover a large area on the leeward side of the crater. Photo: Matthew Patrick/USGS

Stratovolcana Tinakula is located in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean, 2,300 kilometers to the north-east of Brisbane, Australia. After a series of tsunamis and volcanic activity in 1971, the island became uninhabited. In the photo from the satellite, one can consider a volcanic gas plume with a small amount of ash rising above the island. Photo: NASA/Jesse Allen, Robert Simmon (Earth Observatory)

A column of smoke rises from the volcano Popocatepetl in the Mexican state of Puebla, May 24, 2012. The photo also shows the dome of the church of Nuestra Señora de los Remedios.​​ Photo: AP Photo/Chema Alvarez

Eruption of the underwater volcano Le Havre (center) on 19 and 20 July 2012. Photo taken among remote islands of Kermadec, north-east of New Zealand. Photo: NASA/Jeff Schmaltz LANCE/EOSDIS MODIS Rapid Response Team, GSFC

Woke up Indonesian Locon on October 7, 2012, located on the island of Sulawesi. Photo: AFP/Getty Images

Stratovulkan Etna near the Italian village of Zafferana on April 12, 2012. Photo: AP Photo/Salvatore Allegra

The active volcano is Tungurahua, which is located in the Ecuadorian Andes in the Sangai National Park. Tungurahua throws out a large ash cloud to nearby cities on August 21, 2012. Authorities urged residents to evacuate in connection with increased activity of the volcano, local media reported. Photo: Reuters/Gary Granja

Ashes and steam ejects the volcano Popocatepetl (the second highest mountain in Mexico after the Orizaba peak – 5675 meters), September 30, 2012. Photo: Guadalupe Perez/AFP/Getty Images

At the end of 2011, in the Red Sea, a newly discovered volcanic island (as yet unnamed) was discovered, which for several months grew by 530 – 710 meters. Photo: NASA Earth Observatory/Jesse Allen

The eruption of the Fuego stratovolcano (Volcan de Fuego – the volcano of fire) in the western part of Guatemala on September 13, 2012. Due to volcanic ash and lava, more than 33 thousand people from neighboring communities were evacuated. Photo: AP Photo/Moises Castillo

Lava flows were recorded on October 17, 2012. Photo Kilauea, the youngest of the ground Hawaiian volcanoes and one of the most active active volcanoes on Earth. Photo: Tim Orr/USGS

Spray of Lava Kilauea on May 14, 2012. Photo: David Dow/USGS

Crater Kilauea, Hawaii, November 27, 2012. Photo: Reuters/Hugh Gentry

Mount Etna erupts volcanic ash on the southern Italian island of Sicily, January 5, 2012. Photo: Reuters/Antonio Denti

The lava of Etna flows down the slopes of the mountain on February 9, 2012. Photo: Reuters/Antonio Parrinello

The clouds of volcanic ash rise over Sicily on April 1, 2012. Photo: Reuters/Antonio Parrinello

The volcano of Tungurahua in Ecuador erupts lava and ash on August 21, 2012. Photo: Reuters/Gary Granja

In early 2012, there was a series of eruptions of the Puyehue-Cordon volcano in Chile. Photo: NASA Earth Observatory/Jesse Allen

Tungurahua in Ecuador on August 21, 2012. Photo: Reuters/Gary Granja

People at their own peril and risk come very close to the volcano Popocatepetl, to look at the emissions of ash and steam.
Often here come and newlyweds to take pictures near the “Popocatepetl” for memory. Choosing the best pictures and ordering a photo collage for the wedding, the culprits of this noisy celebration will undoubtedly please themselves and their relatives with such a creative and individual gift that for a long time will remind them of the happiest moments in their life. Photo: Reuters/Imelda Medina

Lava and smoke vomit Popocatepetl on April 24, 2012. Photo: Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP/Getty Images

Clouds of gas and ash from the active volcano Tungurahua, 178 kilometers south of Quito, on May 23, 2012. Photo: Reuters/Carlos Campana

Shiveluch volcano is located in Kamchatka within the Eastern Ridge, Russia. The eruption began on October 6, 2012. This is one of the largest and most active volcanoes of the peninsula. Photo: NASA/Jeff Schmaltz, LANCE MODIS Rapid Response Team

Lava flows from Volcan de Fuego (Fuego). A series of powerful eruptions was taken from the city of Palin on September 13, 2012. Photo: AP Photo/Moises Castillo 

Birds fly a long distance from the volcano Popocatepetl on April 18, 2012. Photo: AP Photo

South of La Restinga (Canary Islands), the underwater volcano El Hierro continues to throw volcanic material into the ocean. By the end of February 2012, the depth of the highest point of El Hierro reached 100 meters below sea level. Photo: NASA Earth Observatory/Jesse Allen, Robert Simmon


Lava flows from the crater of the giant volcano Etna on the southern Italian island of Sicily, January 6, 2012. Photo: Marcello Paternostro/AFP/Getty Images

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