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Pictures of 7 vulcanos erupting as we speak

Active and erupting vulcanos are not as uncommon as you might think. Let's see 7 of them breaking loose right now

  Author: mat | Source: nationalgeographic.com | 4th December 2011  

Virunga vulcanic mountain chain along the borders of Rwanada, Congo and Uganda in East Africa. 

Photograph by Last Refuge, Robert Harding World Imagery/Corbis

Nyamulagira in Democratic Republic of Congo began errupting 65-story fountains of lava a few weeks ago.

Photograph by Cai Tjeenk Willink, Virunga National Park

Near Nyamulagira you can find the Nyiragongo Volcano in Congo. It's 3470 meters (11,384 feet) tall and shaped like a perfect cone.

Photograph by Carsten Peter, National Geographic

Undersea erupting vulcanos near coast of Hierro, Canary Islands. This beneath the Atlantic Ocean erupting vulcanos are producing giant bubbles of steam and vulcanic gases.

Photograph from Canary Islands Government/AP

Puyehue-Cordon Caulle, voclano in central Chile woke up in style on June 4, spreading the amount of volcanic material it could fill 24 million dump trucks.

Photograph by Cristian Carvallo, El Mercurio/GDA/AP

Stromboli Volcano in Italy north of Sicily has been erupting on and off for at least a thousand years.

Photograph by Massimo Sestini, Getty Images

Etna Volcano is with 3329 meters (10,922 feet) the tallest volcano in Italy. In 2011 Etna has erupted 18 times so far.

Photograph by Carsten Peter, National Geographic


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