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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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Mayon, an almost ideal cone, is located about 330 kilometers southeast of Manila, and is considered to be the most dangerous of the 22 active volcanoes of the Philippines.
Kilauea is one of the most active volcanoes on Earth today and can be active for decades at a time.
Summary: Two Italian daredevils have become the first people to speed fly down Europe's biggest and most active volcano.
VISIT The 10,890ft Mt Etna, tallest active volcano in Europe, which is still one of the most active in the world.
KILAUEA: K1lauea is an active volcano in the Hawaiian Islands, and one of five shield volcanoes that together form the Big Island.
Sakurajima, an active volcano in Kagoshima Prefecture, explosively erupted late Thursday for the 897th time this year, breaking its annual record for the third consecutive year, the local observatory said.
The country's most active volcano is central Jawa's Marapi, which killed
THE world's most active volcano is Mount Etna on Sicily (pictured left).
The one on Barren Island is the only active volcano in Indian territory; it's also the northernmost active volcano along the great line of explosive volcanoes called the Andaman-Sumatra- Java arc.
What is thought to be the world's most active volcano?--
Brad Lewis has captured an intimate look at Kilaeuea, the world's most active volcano. While Lewis was behind the lens, Paul-Edouard Bernard de Lajartre was busy photographing Kilaeua's sister volcano, Piton de la Fournaise in the Indian Ocean.
Washington State's most active volcano, Mount Saint Helens, began erupting in 2004.
When I traveled to that Arctic nation a few gears ago, I visited a glacier that covers an active volcano called Katla.
This little town two hours south of Mexico City parties in the shadow of the mysterious, 18,000-foot Popocatapetl, an active volcano that simmers and steams in anticipation of future havoc.
Arrive near dusk to witness Kilauea, the island's most accessible and active volcano, ignite the evening sky.