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12 Volcanoes You Probably Didn't Know Were Active !Mt. Nyiragongo, Democratic Republic of Congo

1. Mount Merapi, Indonesia

Mount Merapi, Indonesia
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Fact: “Merapi” means “the one making fire” in old Javanese.

2. Popocatépetl, Mexico

Popocatépetl, Mexico
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Fact: “Popo” is historically known for producing such giant mud flows they’ve covered entire Aztec pyramids.

3. Sakurajima, Japan

Sakurajima, Japan
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Fact: Sakurajima is one of the most active volcanoes in the world, exploding with ash every 4–24 hours.

4. Galeras, Columbia

Galeras, Columbia
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Fact: The Galeras volcanic complex has been active for more than one million years.

5. Mt. Nyiragongo, Democratic Republic of Congo

Mt. Nyiragongo, Democratic Republic of Congo
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Fact: This volcano has the largest lava lake in the world.

6. Taal Volcano, Philippines

Taal Volcano, Philippines
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Fact: The Taal Volcano is one of the most closely monitored in the world after the extreme devastation it caused in 1911, killing over a thousand people.

7. Mauna Loa, Hawaii

Mauna Loa, Hawaii
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Fact: Mauna Loa is the largest volcano in the world — its size is equivalent to 85 percent all of the other Hawaiian Islands put together.

8. Yellowstone Caldera, United States of America

Yellowstone Caldera, United States of America
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Fact: Only just recently did scientists discover that the size of the magma body under Yellowstone is much larger than they ever thought, with a depth of 470 miles.

9. Ulawun, Papua New Guinea

Ulawun, Papua New Guinea
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Fact: This volcano is amongst some of the world’s richest sources of sulphur dioxide.

10. Stromboli, Italy

Stromboli, Italy
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Fact: Stromboli has been nicknamed Lighthouse of the Mediterranean because it’s visible from the surrounding sea.

11. Mount Yasur, Vanautu

Mount Yasur, Vanautu
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Fact: Mount Yasur is considered to be extremely dangerous as it’s very accessible, causing tourists to peer into its crater and be hit by shooting lava and rocks.

12. Mount Vesuvius, Italy

Mount Vesuvius, Italy
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