VOLCANO PLANET

A world on fire

A-Z Volcanoes

There are hundreds of volcanoes scattered all over the world whether they are active, dormant, or extinct. They can be found on land, on islands, or beneath the sea.

Please note that the list of volcanoes does not include Submarine Volcanoes, nor does it mention every single volcano in the world but however does mention the vast majority of them.

Volcanoes of Europe, Turkey, and Atlantic Ocean (north)

ARMENIA

[Aragats] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 4095m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Porak] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2800m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

AZORES (PORTUGAL)

[Agua de Pau] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 947m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1564.

[Fayal] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1043m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1958.

[Furnas] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 805m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1630.

[Pico] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2351m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1720.

[Setes Cidades] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 856m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1880.

[Terceira] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1023m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2000.

CANARY ISLANDS (SPAIN)

[Pico de Teide (Tenerife Island)] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3715m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1909.

[Cumbre Vieja (La Palma Island)] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1949m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1971.

[Hierro] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1501m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2012.

[Montanas del Fuego (Lanzarote Island)] Type: Fissure Vents/Cinder Cones. Summit Elevation: 510m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1824.

FRANCE

[Chaine de Puys] Type: Cinder Cones. Summit Elevation: 1464m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

GERMANY

[West Eifel] Type: Maars. Summit Elevation: 600m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

GEORGIA

[Kasbek] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5050m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

GREECE

[Methana] Type: Lava Domes. Summit Elevation: 760m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: 258 BC.

[Nisyros] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 698m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1888.

[Santorini] Type: Caldera. Summit Elevation: 367m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1950.

ICELAND & VESTMANNAEYJAR ISLANDS

[Askja] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1516m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1961.

[Bardarbunga/Holuhraun] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2000m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2015.

[Eldfell] Type: Cinder Cone. Summit Elevation: 279m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1973.

[Eyjafjallajokull] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1666m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2010.

[Grimsvotn] Type: Subglacial. Summit Elevation: 1725m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2011.

[Hekla] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1491m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2000.

[Katla] Type: Subglacial. Summit Elevation: 1512m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1918.

[Krafla] Type: Caldera. Summit Elevation: 650m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1984.

[Kverkfjoll] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1929m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2013.

[Laki] Type: Fissue Vents. Summit Elevation: 812m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1785.

[Oraefajokull] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2119m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1728.

[Snaefellsjokull] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1448m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Surtsey] Type: Tuff Cone. Summit Elevation: 154m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1967.

ITALY & AEOLIAN ISLANDS

[Campi Flegrei] Type: Caldera. Summit Elevation: 458m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1538.

[Etna] Type: Shield volcano. Summit Elevation: 3350m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2016.

[Lipari] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 602m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Salina] Type: Stratovolcanoes. Summit Elevation: 965m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Stromboli] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 926m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: Ongoing.

[Vesuvius] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1281m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1944.

[Vulcano] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 500m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1890.

JAN MAYEN (NORWAY)

[Beerenberg] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2277m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1985.

RUSSIA (west)

[Elbrus] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5633m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: 50.

SPAIN

[Olot] Type: Pyroclastic Cones. Summit Elevation: 893m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

TURKEY

[Ararat] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5165m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1840.

[Hasan Dagi] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3253m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Karapinar] Type: Cinder Cones. Summit Elevation: 1302m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Nemrut Dagi] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2948m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1650.

[Tendurek Dagi] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 3584m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1855.