Volcano Archive

  •   Ol Doinyo Lengai is one of the most unusual volcanoes on earth! In fact, it has very unique attributes. These make it the ONLY volcano of its type on […]

    Ol Doinyo Lengai

      Ol Doinyo Lengai is one of the most unusual volcanoes on earth! In fact, it has very unique attributes. These make it the ONLY volcano of its type on […]

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  •   The marvel of geology that is Papakolea Beach is one that will leave other beaches positively “green” with envy! Just look at the incredible olivine beauty! This is NOT […]

    Papakolea Beach

      The marvel of geology that is Papakolea Beach is one that will leave other beaches positively “green” with envy! Just look at the incredible olivine beauty! This is NOT […]

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  •   Grand Falls is sometimes called “The Chocolate Falls”. Can you just picture how it must look? What a sight it must be pouring over the cliffs! Grand Falls or […]

    Grand Falls or Chocolate Falls

      Grand Falls is sometimes called “The Chocolate Falls”. Can you just picture how it must look? What a sight it must be pouring over the cliffs! Grand Falls or […]

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  •   Thorsmork is a beautifully rugged mountain ridge located in Iceland. This geological marvel was named after the Norse god Thor. The name translates as Thor’s Forest. Thorsmork is located […]

    Thorsmork

      Thorsmork is a beautifully rugged mountain ridge located in Iceland. This geological marvel was named after the Norse god Thor. The name translates as Thor’s Forest. Thorsmork is located […]

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  •   The Dallol Hydrothermal Field is an incredible wonder of geology. It is located in a remote part of the northern Danakil Depression in NE Ethiopia. The Dallol Hydrothermal Field is […]

    Dallol Hydrothermal Field

      The Dallol Hydrothermal Field is an incredible wonder of geology. It is located in a remote part of the northern Danakil Depression in NE Ethiopia. The Dallol Hydrothermal Field is […]

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  •   Mount Erebus is the second highest volcano in Antarctica. It is located on Ross island. Mount Erebus has a summit height of 12,448 ft (3,794 m). It is part […]

    Mount Erebus

      Mount Erebus is the second highest volcano in Antarctica. It is located on Ross island. Mount Erebus has a summit height of 12,448 ft (3,794 m). It is part […]

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  •   Kawah Ijen is a remarkable volcano located in  Java. This marvel of geology is a type of volcano known as a stratovolcano. Kawah Ijen is an active volcano. Eruptions […]

    Kawah Ijen

      Kawah Ijen is a remarkable volcano located in  Java. This marvel of geology is a type of volcano known as a stratovolcano. Kawah Ijen is an active volcano. Eruptions […]

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  •   Lake Turkana is an extremely large lake located primarily in Kenya. However, a small portion of it crosses into Ethiopia. It is the largest known permanent desert lake. Lake […]

    Lake Turkana

      Lake Turkana is an extremely large lake located primarily in Kenya. However, a small portion of it crosses into Ethiopia. It is the largest known permanent desert lake. Lake […]

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  •       Stromboli is a small island located in the Tyrrhenian Sea. This is just off the northern coast of Sicily. The island of Stromboli contains one of the three active […]

    Stromboli

          Stromboli is a small island located in the Tyrrhenian Sea. This is just off the northern coast of Sicily. The island of Stromboli contains one of the three active […]

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  •   Bali is an island and province of Indonesia, and includes a few smaller neighbouring islands, notably Nusa Penida. Bali is located at the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands. […]

    Bali

      Bali is an island and province of Indonesia, and includes a few smaller neighbouring islands, notably Nusa Penida. Bali is located at the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands. […]

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  •   Paricutin is a cinder cone volcano in the Mexican  state of  Mihoacan. Paricutin is located close to a village of the same name. This village was subsequently buried by lava. The volcano is a  unique […]

    Paricutin

      Paricutin is a cinder cone volcano in the Mexican  state of  Mihoacan. Paricutin is located close to a village of the same name. This village was subsequently buried by lava. The volcano is a  unique […]

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