List of Important Volcanoes in the World

List of Important Volcanoes in the World

yourclasses: Here, we are giving the list of World’s Major Active Volcanoes of the World which can be asked in SSC CGL 2018 and other related exams.


1. Mount Vesuvius, Italy

  • Mount Vesuvius is located near Naples in Italy.
  • In AD79 it erupted. It was an explosive eruption, with no warning.

2. Mount St. Helens Volcano, United States

  • Mount St. Helens is in the Cascade Range of mountains, United States.
  • In 1980, the volcano erupted, causing a huge amount of devastation.

3. Krakatoa, Indonesia

  • Krakatoa is an island in Indonesia.
  • In August 1883, Krakatoa erupted with several huge explosions.

4. Mount Etna, Italy (Sicily)

  • Mount Etna is the tallest active volcano in Europe.

5. Mount Tambora, Indonesia

  • Mount Tambora famously erupted in 1815.
  • It was one of the largest volcanic eruptions in history.

6. Mauna Loa, Hawaii

  • Hawaii has two famous volcanoes, Mauna Loa and Kilauea.
  • Mauna Loa is the largest active volcano in the world.

7. Cotopaxi, Ecuador

  • Cotopaxi is a famous volcano in Ecuador.
  • It is the second highest peak in the South American country.

8. Mount Fuji, Tokya, JAPAN

  • Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan.
  • It is an active volcano with 1st eruption taking place in 1707.

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