The most dangerous volcano in the world
Due Klyuchevskoy activity of the volcano, is the highest active volcano in Eurasia, the administration of the natural park “Volcanoes of Kamchatka” encourages visitors not to approach him. Territory Klyuchevskoy included in the specially protected area, so permission is required to visit it. At present, such permits are not issued.
Volcanic activity – a reminder that the world in which we live is constantly changing, and some of the changes lead to devastating disasters. Extensive eruption can be extremely dangerous for people living near the volcano. The temperature of hot lava flows can reach 1,250 degrees Celsius, the eruption they burn everything in its path. The sky is painted orange, rocks ejected from the crater of the volcano and the lava rolls down the mountain during the eruption. Volcanoes are the cause of floods, flash floods, mudslides, landslides, tsunamis and earthquakes. Indonesia is the center of the most devastating eruptions. Tens of thousands of people die due to the release of ash, debris flows, and tsunamis.
According to National Geographic, they are considered to be valid, ie about 1900 Earth volcanoes they show signs of activity and ready to erupt at any moment. Most of the existing volcanoes – dormant, but there is a possibility of the eruption in the future. This volcano has traditionally attract many tourists. The publication Fox News published a list of the five most dangerous volcanoes in the world:
1. Yellowstone National Park, USA
The park is a huge active supervolcano. It has erupted three times – 2.1 million years ago to 1.2 million years ago and 640,000 years ago. As a result, the last eruption formed a giant crater.
2. Gora Aso, Japan
Volcano Aso (Aso) – one of the most active in the world. According Volcano Discovery, three people were killed and 11 were injured as a result of the eruption of September 6, 1979 and November 23, 1997 release of gas has caused the death of two tourists who were at a distance of 100 meters south of Crater 1 Aso volcano. Since 1980, the victims of more than 70 people have been a volcano.
3. Mount Merapi, Indonesia
Every 5-10 years on the island of Java in Indonesia’s erupting one of the most active volcanoes – Mount Merapi (Merapi), whose apex is always shrouded in smoke. Several similar eruptions have resulted in fatalities. In 2010, the Government of Indonesia has offered to local residents (about 19 thousand) to move to safer areas.
4. Mount Vesuvius, Italy
Located in Italy’s Mount Vesuvius – one of the three active volcanoes in the country. Most known for its eruption in 49 AD and destroyed the Roman city – Pompeii and Gerkalunum. Over the past 17 thousand years there were eight major eruptions of Mount Vesuvius, the number of victims – 16 thousand people.
5. Mayon, Philippines
Mayon Volcano (Mayon) erupts often produces huge lava flows, causing mudslides, landslides and ash emissions. Districts at the foot of the volcano was completely destroyed by the last eruption, which led to a mass evacuation.