List of main volcanoes in the world

Volcanos are the landforms created by the accumulation of solidified lava and volcanic detritus from the earth’s crust. The list of main volcanos in the world and their features are given in the table.

(for details about volcanoes- Must read → Volcanoes, definition, types, and facts)

List of Main Active Volcanoes in the world:

List of Active Volcano Country Year
Mauna Loa- shield volcano, the largest active volcano in the world. Hawaii island
Mt. Taal Volcano- The smallest active volcano in the world. Philippines 2020
Nabro Eritrea 2011
Kelud Indonesia 2014
Calbuco Chile 2015
Raikoke Russia 2019
Ulawun Papua New Guinea 2019
Shiveluch Russia 2019
Etna: It is the active and highest volcano in Western Europe; the highest peak in Italy south of the Alps. Etna is the oldest volcano in the world. Italy 2013
Kilauea- it is the most active of the five volcanoes that together form the Big Island of Hawaii

It is the world’s hottest volcano in terms of energy radiation.

Hawaii island 2020
Stromboli Italy 2019

List of other volcanoes important for examinations

Volcano location Height  meter

Mauna Loa-  is  the largest active volcano in the world

Hawaii island 9170
Ojos del Salado- The highest active volcano in the world.  (Source- Wikipedia)

 

Argentina/Chile 6893
Llullaillaco- It is the second-highest active volcano in the world after Ojos del Salado

 

Argentina/Chile 6739
Chimborazo- Farthest point from Earth’s center. Ecuador 6267
Cotopaxi- 2nd highest in Ecuador Ecuador 5897
Kilimanjaro- The highest volcano outside South America, It is the highest peak in Africa. Tanzania 5895
Mount Elbrus- Highest volcano in Eurasia Russia 5642
Pico de Orizaba- The highest volcano in North America. The highest peak in Mexico. Mexico 5636
Mount Bona- The highest volcano in the United States. Alaska 5005
Mount Rainier- The highest volcano in the contiguous United States Washington 4392
Mount Giluwe- is the highest volcano in Australia and in the Pacific island. Papua New Guinea 4368
Mauna Kea- World tallest mountain from base to summit (source- https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/highestpoint.html) Hawaii, united states 4205
Mount Sidley – the Highest volcano in Antarctica Antarctica 4181
Mount Fuji- The highest mountain in japan Japan 3776
Taal Volcano- Smallest volcano on the earth

 

Philippines 311

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