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There are many active volcanoes all around the world that could erupt at any time. Nature is very unpredictable. Risk not only includes the hot lava, but also volcanic gases and ash. An eruption could cause acid rain to fall from the sky. We all need to stop for the moment and take the time to talk about how terrifying these active volcanoes are.


1. Mountain Nyiragongo, Congo



This is an active volcano located inside Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is the largest lake of the lava in the world.

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2. Popocatépetl, Mexico



Popocatépetl is the most dangerous peak in Mexico. The last minor eruption was in 2014.

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3. Mount Ōyama, Japan



Mount Ōyama is located on the island of Miyakejima. It has long been regarded as a holy mountain. In 2000 this volcano has been erupted, producing toxic gas so severe nobody was allowed to live on the island of Miyakejima for four years. Even now is required to carry a gas mask.

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4. Ulawun, Papua New Guinea



This is the highest mountain in the Bismarck Archipelago, and one of the most active volcanoes in the Papua New Guinea. Several thousand people live in fear because of its height, because a structural collapse could easily occur, causing a devastating eruption.

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5. Mauna Loa, Hawaii



The lava of Mauna Loa is very dangerous. It may flow relatively slowly, but the landslides it produces may cause intense earthquakes and megatsunamis.

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6. Yellowstone Caldera, USA



This tranquil spot situated in Yellowstone National Park in the United States, is actually a supervolcano. It produces an eruption thousands of times larger than a regular volcano.

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7. Sakurajima, Japan



This volcano erupted in 1914 and its lava flow was so large that it turned the island it inhabited into a peninsula, connecting it to mainland Japan. People that live there have special shelters.

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