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1 Mt. Kilauea Hawaii Shield Volcano Active Hot Spot Continuous since 1983 Kilauea means spewing 4,000 ft

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3 Location N W Elev. Above Sea Level 1,277 m 4,190 ft Area 1,430 km2 552 mi2 (13.7% of Hawai`i) Volume 25,000-35,000 km3 6,000-8,500 mi3

4 Mt. St. Helens Washington U.S.A Composite Volcano Last major eruption 1980 Killed 57 people Active volcano small eruptions over the past 4 years Blew away the side of a volcano 8,300 ft. Convergent Boundary

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6 Vesuvius Italy 79 AD eruption that buried the city of pompeii 1631 and 1944 Composite Volcano Dormant 4,000 ft.

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9 Fuji Japan Dormant 1708 Convergent boundary (ocean – ocean) Highest mountain in Japan 12,300 ft. Composite

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11 Krakatoa Indonesia ,000 hiroshima bombs Heard 2,000 mi. away in Australia 36,417 people died 165 towns and villages destroyed Composite Volcano (Strato) 2700 ft. Dormant

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14 Mt. Etna Italy (Sicily) Largest volcano in Europe Composite Volcano 2007 last eruption 2002 last major eruption Active Volcano 11,000 ft. Convergent

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18 Hekla Iceland Composite Volcano Most recent eruption 2000 Active Divergent Boundary 4800 ft.

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20 Mauna Loa Hawaii Earths largest volcano 56,000 ft (13,800 ft above sea level) 1984 most recent eruption Dormant/Active Hot spot Shield Volcano

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23 Mt. Mazama Oregon USA 5677 B.C. eruption 42 times more explosive than Mt. St. Helens in 1980 Produced Crater Lake Last eruption 2000 B.C. Convergent Composite/Caldera Extinct

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26 Stromboli Italy Composite Volcano Active (last eruption 2002) Largest eruption 1930 Convergent 3,000-4,000 ft.

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29 Yellowstone Wyoming Shield/Caldera Hot spot Last Erupted over 600,000 years ago Dormant Supervolcano

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33 Mt. Pinatubo Indonesia June 1991 Composite Convergent Boundary

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36 Mt. Pelee Caribbean Sea (Martinique) 1902 major eruption killed 26,000 – 36,000 people and destroyed the city of Saint Pierre Last eruption 1932 Dormant Convergent Boundary (Island Arc) 4,500 ft Composite

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38 Mt. Popocatepetl Mexico Composite 17,800 ft Convergent Boundary 2008 most recent eruption Active

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40 Mt. Tambora Java, Indonesia 1815 (1816 year without a summer) Composite Convergent 8,900 ft 1967 last eruption

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42 Sakurajima Southern Tip of Japan Composite Convergent Boundary (Ring of Fire) Last Eruption 2008 Last major eruption was ,665 ft.

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45 Cotopaxi Ecuador 19,300 ft Composite Most recent eruption was 1940 Convergent Boundary

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48 Mt. Picanose


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