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10 Active Volcanoes Around the World

Not all volcanoes are dormant hills, some of them are active and inspire terror among local people. As per the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior (IAVCEI), there are 16 active volcanoes in the world right now, and they are worth a study. We are listing down top 10 active volcanoes based on their destructive nature.

10. Mount Stromboli

Mount Stromboli - Active Volcanoes

Stromboli is one of the three most actives volcanoes in Italy. The volcano is constantly active for the past 2,000 years and is one of the eight volcanic arcs of northern Sicily. Stromboli is often refered to as the “Lighthouse of the Mediterranean.” The volcano has been named Stromboli from the Ancient Greek StrongulÄ“. It indicated to the large swelling form of the mountain. Stromboli was mentioned in Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864), and Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child’s The Book of the Dead. Ingrid Bergman starred in a 1950 film named Stromboli.



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