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Mount Erebus a stratovolcano, is the second-highest volcano in Antarctica (but tallest active one) and the southernmost active volcano in the world
Mount Etna s a stratovolcano in eastern Sicily that plays a significant role in ancient Greek myths. Zeus trapped the monster Typhon under this volcano, and the volcano is also the site of Hephaestus’s forges
Mount Fuji a stratovolcano on the island of Honshu, is Japan’s tallest mountain. Mount Fuji is one of the “Three Holy Mountains” of Japan, along with Mount Haku and Mount Tate
Kilauea a shield volcano that is the most active of the five volcanoes on the Big Island of Hawaii. means “spewing” or “spreading” in the Hawaiian language
Krakatoa a stratovolcanic island in the Sunda Strait between the Indonesian islands of Sumatra and Java. Prior to its massive 1883 eruption, there were three separate volcanic peaks
Mauna Loa a shield volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii that is the most massive above-sea volcano on Earth
Mount Pinatubo a stratovolcano in the Zambales Mountains on the eastern coast of the island of Luzon in the Philippines. In the aftermath of its 1991 eruption, the global temperature briefly decreased by almost a full Farenheit
Mount Rainier a stratovolcano that is the highest peak in the Cascades and in the state of Washington. It is located about 50 miles southeast of Seattle.
Mount Saint Helens stratovolcano in the Cascades of Washington state. It is about 100 miles south of Seattle and about 50 miles north of Portland. It last erupted in May 1980, killing 57 people in the most devastating volcanic eruption in U.S. history
Mount Vesuvius a stratovolcano on the Gulf of Naples in Campania in south-central Italy. It last erupted in 1944, is the only active volcano on mainland Europe
Mount Tambora volcanic mountain on the northern coast of Sumbawa island, Indonesia, that in April 1815 exploded in the largest volcanic eruption in recorded history
Mount Pelée a volcano at the northern end of Martinique, an island and French overseas department in the Lesser Antilles Volcanic Arc of the Caribbean
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