|Types Of Eruptions
Types of Volcanic Eruptions A description of the most common eruption types.
Volcanic Explosivity Rating volcanic eruptions based upon the volume of tephra ejected.
The Deepest Volcano Erupting 4000 feet below the surface of the Pacific.
||Lunar Rift System
Lunar Rift System? Gravity maps revise the geologic history of the near side of the Moon.
Volcanic Ash Learn about volcanic ash, volcanic dust and their impacts.
Mount Vesuvius Geology, history, maps, facts and more about Vesuvius Volcano.
Igneous Rocks Descriptions and photos of common igneous rocks.
||St. Helens - 30 Years
Mount St. Helens - 30 Years Two USGS videos review the eruption and its impact.
Mount Rainier A dangerous volcano with a history of deadly lahars and pyroclastic flows.
Yellowstone Supervolcano Three USGS videos explain the history and eruptive activity.
Solar System Volcanoes Earth is not the only location of volcanic activity.
Mount Etna The most active volcano in Europe, continues an eruption that started in 2001.
The most powerful eruption of the 20th century was blamed on the wrong volcano.
Olympus Mons The largest volcano in the solar system is on Mars.
Volcanic Hazards Lava, pyroclastic density currents, lahars, gases and more.
Dallol Volcano is one of the strangest landscapes on earth - at 269 feet below sea level.
|What is a Maar?
What is a Maar? The second most common volcanic landscape feature on Earth.
Chaiten Volcano Geology, history and facts about this explosive volcano.
Teaching Plate Tectonics Students enjoy learning with easy-to-draw illustrations.
Tamu Massif might be the largest volcano but Mauna Kea and Ojos del Salado are rivals.
Redoubt Volcano Lightning Photographs of lightning in the Redoubt Volcano ash cloud.
Calderas are large volcanic craters formed by some of Earth\'s largest eruptions.
||Santa Maria Volcano
Santa Maria A volcano in Guatemala. Produced one of the largest eruptions of the 1900\'s.
||Hawaiian Hot Spot
How did the Hawaiian Islands Form? The power of a moving plate over a stationary hot spot.
Spectacular Eruption Photos A collection of volcanic eruption photos by USGS, NASA, NOAA.
Stromboli Volcano Geology, history, maps, plate tectonics and more.
||Great Rift Valley
The East Africa Rift System Volcanics and tectonics of this active rift system.
Pavlof Volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in North America and a threat to air traffic.
Redoubt Facts, history, geology, hazards and plate tectonics of this Alaskan volcano.
Mount Cleveland is an active volcano in the Aleutian Islands and a threat to air traffic.
||Volcanoes on Venus?
Volcanoes on Venus? The surface of Venus is covered by lava flows and shield volcanoes.
Tao-Rusyr Caldera was the site of a massive volcanic eruption about 9000 years ago.
Arenal Volcano Geology, history, hazards, plate tectonics and more.
Galeras Volcano Colombia\'s most active volcano. Article by Jessica Ball.
||CO2 Rich Lavas
Carbonatite Lava Flows These carbon dioxide rich lavas are as fluid as motor oil.