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Synonyms for volcano

a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some other planet) through which molten lava and gases erupt

a mountain formed by volcanic material

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Must visit: The 10,890ft Mt Etna, Europe's tallest active volcano
The current eruption is the fourth in the past two decades, making it a very active volcano.
Fuji, an active volcano that straddles the border between Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures.
Participants at the conference -- the Asian Active Volcano Summit -- will include volcanologists and delegates from six Japanese municipalities and from three localities with active volcanoes in the Philippines, Indonesia and Italy, committee members said.
Looking west, there are views of Kinko bay and the active volcano, Sakurajima.
Watching the Kraffts paddling about in a rubber boat in a volcanic crater lake of sulfuric acid, descending into an active volcano, or dashing into a lava flow to retrieve samples leaves viewers wondering just what type of daredevil would undertake such risks in the name of science.
Environmentalists and native Hawaiians say these 25,000 acres on the slopes of Kilauea, the world's most active volcano, are the last sizable lowland tropical rainforest in the U.
This fiery Italian mountain boasts the title of being Europe's most active volcano.
Tokyo, Muharram 14, 1436, November 07, 2014, SPA -- A Japanese governor on Friday said he supports restarting two nuclear reactors near an active volcano in southern Japan despite public opposition.
Merapi, the most active volcano in Indonesia and located in central Java, erupted on at 04: 53 a.
Mount Etna, the most active volcano in Europe, erupted on Saturday, creating a spectacular air show with its glowing lava.
Working on an active volcano is a pretty special opportunity," Patrick says.
More than 47,000 residents living around the 8-kilometer danger zone around the country's most active volcano have spent the Christmas holidays away from their homes after the volcano showed signs of increasing activity.
In the sport, participants race at speeds of up to 50mph down the side of an active volcano.
SCIENTISTS have discovered a huge active volcano under Antarctica.