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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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Bulusan [the active volcano in Sorsogon province] was quiet for a long period,' Laguerta said.
Offshore, in the Tyrrhenian Sea is another active volcano, Stromboli.
The current eruption is the fourth in the past two decades, making it a very active volcano.
Brad Lewis has captured an intimate look at Kilaeuea, the world's most active volcano.
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.
You might not choose to swim with great white sharks off the South African coast, visit an active volcano in Ecuador, cope with huge bugs in the Congo, stalk a platypus (did you know the males are venomous?
We venture to a corner of an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, where an active volcano is spilling its guts, and we want to see the lava flowing.
They brim with bubbly banter and flee from ideas like Polynesian natives from an active volcano.
It is also an extremely dangerous and active volcano and has been active in both historic and pre-historic times.
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.