Tamu Massif might be the largest volcano but Mauna Kea and Ojos del Salado are rivals.
||Types Of Eruptions
Types of Volcanic Eruptions A description of the most common eruption types.
The Deepest Volcano Erupting 4000 feet below the surface of the Pacific.
Mount Etna The most active volcano in Europe, continues an eruption that started in 2001.
|St. Helens - 30 Years
Mount St. Helens - 30 Years Two USGS videos review the eruption and its impact.
Volcanic Hazards Lava, pyroclastic density currents, lahars, gases and more.
Volcanic Explosivity Rating volcanic eruptions based upon the volume of tephra ejected.
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.
Mount Vesuvius Geology, history, maps, facts and more about Vesuvius Volcano.
Spectacular Eruption Photos A collection of volcanic eruption photos by USGS, NASA, NOAA.
||Santa Maria Volcano
Santa Maria A volcano in Guatemala. Produced one of the largest eruptions of the 1900s.
The most powerful eruption of the 20th century was blamed on the wrong volcano.
Teaching Plate Tectonics Students enjoy learning with easy-to-draw illustrations.
||Hawaiian Hot Spot
How did the Hawaiian Islands Form? The power of a moving plate over a stationary hot spot.
Chaiten Volcano Geology, history and facts about this explosive volcano.
Dallol Volcano is one of the strangest landscapes on earth - at 269 feet below sea level.
Olympus Mons The largest volcano in the solar system is on Mars.
Igneous Rocks Descriptions and photos of common igneous rocks.
Volcanic Ash Learn about volcanic ash, volcanic dust and their impacts.
Stromboli Volcano Geology, history, maps, plate tectonics and more.
Redoubt Volcano Lightning Photographs of lightning in the Redoubt Volcano ash cloud.
||Lunar Rift System
Lunar Rift System? Gravity maps revise the geologic history of the near side of the Moon.
||Great Rift Valley
The East Africa Rift System Volcanics and tectonics of this active rift system.
Helenite is a man-made glass produced by fusing ash from the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption.
Mount Cleveland is an active volcano in the Aleutian Islands and a threat to air traffic.
Calderas are large volcanic craters formed by some of Earth\'s largest eruptions.
Tao-Rusyr Caldera was the site of a massive volcanic eruption about 9000 years ago.
|What is a Maar?
What is a Maar? The second most common volcanic landscape feature on Earth.
Arenal Volcano Geology, history, hazards, plate tectonics and more.
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.
Solar System Volcanoes Earth is not the only location of volcanic activity.
||Volcanoes on Venus?
Volcanoes on Venus? The surface of Venus is covered by lava flows and shield volcanoes.
||CO2 Rich Lavas
Carbonatite Lava Flows These carbon dioxide rich lavas are as fluid as motor oil.
Galeras Volcano The most active volcano in Colombia. Article by Jessica Ball.