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 Africa and Indian Ocean (west)

ALGERIA

[Atakor] Type: Scoria Cones. Summit Elevation: 2918m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Tahalra] Type: Pyroclastic Cones. Summit Elevation: 1467m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

BIOKO (EQUATORIAL GUINEA)

[Santa Isabel] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 3007m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1923.

CAMEROON

[Cameroun] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 4095m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2000.

[Oku] Type: Stratovolcano/Cinder Cones. Summit Elevation: 3011m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

CAPE VERDE ISLANDS

[Fogo] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2829m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2015.

CHAD

[Emi Koussi] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3415m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Tarso Tousside] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3265m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Tarso Voon] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3100m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

COMOROS

[Karthala] Type: Shield volcano. Summit Elevation: 2361m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2007.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

[Karisimbi] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 4507m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Mugogo] Type: Cinder Cone. Summit Elevation: 2370m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1957.

[Nyamuragira] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 3058m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2012.

[Nyiragongo] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3469m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: Ongoing.

[Tshibinda] Type: Cinder Cones. Summit Elevation: 1460m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Visoke] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3711m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

DJIBOUTI

[Ardoukoba] Type: Fissue Vents. Summit Elevation: 298m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1978.

ERITREA

[Alid] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 904m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Dubbi] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1625m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1861.

[Nabro] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2218m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2011.

ETHIOPIA

[Alayta] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1501m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1915.

[Borale Ale] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 668m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Dabbahu] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1442m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2005.

[Dabbayra] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1302m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Dalaffilla] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 613m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2008.

[Dallol] Type: Explosion Craters. Summit Elevation: -48m (On land). Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1926.

[Dama Ale] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1068m. Eruptive Status: Domrant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Erta Ale] Type: Shield volcano. Summit Elevation: 613m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: Ongoing.

[Fentale] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2007m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Gada Ale] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 287m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Hayli Gubbi] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 521m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Kone] Type: Calderas. Summit Elevation: 1619m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Manda Hararo] Type: Shield volcanoes. Summit Elevation: 600m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2009.

[Manda-Inakir] Type: Fissure Vents. Summit Elevation: 600m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1928.

KENYA

[Central Island] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 550m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Emuruangogolak] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1328m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1910.

[Korosi] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1446m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Longonot] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2776m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[North Island] Type: Tuff Cones. Summit Elevation: 520m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Silali] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1528m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[South Island] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 800m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1888.

[Suswa] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 2356m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[The Barrier] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1032m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1921.

LA REUNION (FRANCE)

[Piton de la Fournaise] Type: Shield volcano. Summit Elevation: 2631m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2016.

LIBYA

[Haruj] Type: Scoria Cones. Summit Elevation: 1200m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Wau-En-Namus] Type: Caldera. Summit Elevation: 547m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

MADAGASCAR

[Ankaratra] Type: Cinder Cones. Summit Elevation: 2644m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Itasy] Type: Scoria Cones. Summit Elevation: 1800m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Nosy-Be] Type: Cinder Cones. Summit Elevation: 214m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

NIGER

[Todra] Type: Cinder Cones. Summit Elevation: 1780m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

SUDAN

[Bayuda] Type: Cinder Cones. Summit Elevation: 670m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Meidob] Type: Scoria Cones. Summit Elevation: 2000m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

TANZANIA

[Kieyo] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2175m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Kilimanjaro] Type: Complex Volcano. Summit Elevation: 5898m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Meru] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 4565m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1910.

[Ol Doinyo Lengai] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2890m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2010.

UGANDA

[Fort Portal] Type: Tuff Cones. Summit Elevation: 1615m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Katunga] Type: Tuff Cone. Summit Elevation: 1707m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Katwe-Kikorongo] Type: Tuff Cones. Summit Elevation: 1067m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.