VOLCANO PLANET

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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 South America and Galapagos Islands

ARGENTINA

[Antofagasta de la Sierra] Type: Scoria Cones. Summit Elevation: 4000m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Aracar] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6082m. Eruptive Status: Uncertain. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Caldera del Atuel] Type: Caldera. Summit Elevation: 5189m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Cerro el Condor] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6532m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Huanquihue] Type: Stratovolcanoes. Summit Elevation: 2139m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Lanin] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3747m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Maipo] Type: Stratovolcano/Caldera. Summit Elevation: 5264m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1912.

[Payun Matru] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 3680m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Peinado] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5740m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Robledo] Type: Caldera. Summit Elevation: 4400m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Tromen] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3978m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1822.

[Viedma] Type: Subglacial Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1500m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 1988.

BOLIVIA

[Uturuncu] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6008m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Tambo Quemado] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 4215m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Tata Sabaya] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5430m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

CHILE

[Acamarachi] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6046m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Antuco] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2979m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1896.

[Arenales] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3437m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1979.

[Aucanquilcha] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6176m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Caburgua-Huelemolle] Type: Cinder Cones. Summit Elevation: 1496m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Calabozos] Type: Caldera. Summit Elevation: 3508m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Calbuco] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2003m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2015.

[Callaqui] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3164m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1980.

[Carran-Los Venados] Type: Pyroclastic Cones. Summit Elevation: 1114m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1979.

[Cay] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2090m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Cerro Azul] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3788m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1967.

[Cerro Bayo] Type: Complex Volcano. Summit Elevation: 5401m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Cerro del Azufre] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5846m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Cerro Hudson] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1905m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2011.

[Cerro Pantoja] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2024m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Chaiten] Type: Caldera. Summit Elevation: 1122m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2010.

[Chiliques] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5778m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Colachi] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5631m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Copahue] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2997m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2016.

[Descabezado Grande] Type: Stratovolcanoes. Summit Elevation: 3953m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1933.

[Fuegino] Type: Lava Domes. Summit Elevation: 150m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1820.

[Guallatiri] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6071m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1960.

[Huequi] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1318m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1907.

[Irruputuncu] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5163m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 1995.

[Isluga] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5550m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1913.

[Lascar] Type: Stratovolcanoes. Summit Elevation: 5592m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2015.

[Lastarria] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5697m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Lautaro] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3607m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1979.

[Licancabur] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5916m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Llaima] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3125m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2009.

[Llullaillaco] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6739m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1877.

[Lomas Blancas] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2268m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Lonquimay] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2865m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 1990.

[Maca] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2960m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Melimoyu] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2400m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Mentolat] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1660m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Michinmavida] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2404m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1835.

[Miniques] Type: Stratovolcanoes. Summit Elevation: 5910m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Mocho-Choshuenco] Type: Stratovolcanoes. Summit Elevation: 2422m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1937.

[Nevados de Chillan] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3212m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2016.

[Nevado de Incahuasi] Type: Stratovolcanoes. Summit Elevation: 6621m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Nevados Ojos del Salado] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6887m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Olca-Paruma] Type: Stratovolcanoes. Summit Elevation: 5407m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1867.

[Ollague] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5868m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Osorno] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2652m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1869.

[Palomo] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 4860m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Parinacota] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6348m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Planchon-Peteroa] Type: Stratovolcanoes. Summit Elevation: 4107m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2011.

[Puntiagudo-Cordon Cenizos] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2493m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1850.

[Putana] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5890m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Puyehue-Cordon Caulle] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2236m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2012.

[Quetrupillan] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2360m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1872.

[Resago] Type: Cinder Cone. Summit Elevation: 1890m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[San Jose] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5856m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1960.

[San Pedro] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6145m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1960.

[Socompa] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6051m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Sollipulli] Type: Caldera. Summit Elevation: 2282m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Taapaca] Type: Complex Volcano. Summit Elevation: 5860m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Tacora] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5980m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Tinguiririca] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 4280m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1917.

[Tolguaca] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2806m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Tupungatito] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6000m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1987.

[Villarrica] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2847m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2016.

[Yate] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2187m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

COLOMBIA

[Azufral] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 4070m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Cerro Bravo] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 4000m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Cerro Negro de Mayasquer] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 4445m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Cumbal] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 4764m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1926.

[Dona Juana] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 4150m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1906.

[Galeras] Type: Complex Volcano. Summit Elevation: 4276m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2013.

[Machin] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2650m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Nevado del Ruiz] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5321m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2016.

[Nevado del Huila] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5364m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2010.

[Purace] Type: Stratovolcanoes. Summit Elevation: 4650m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1977.

[Tolima] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5200m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1943.

ECUADOR

[Antisana] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5753m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1802.

[Cayambe] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5790m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1786.

[Chacana] Type: Caldera. Summit Elevation: 4643m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1773.

[Chachimbiro] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 4106m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Chimborazo] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6310m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Cotopaxi] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5911m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2015.

[Cuicocha] Type: Caldera. Summit Elevation: 3246m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Guagua Pichincha] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 4784m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2008.

[Illiniza] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5248m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Imbabura] Type: Compound Volcano. Summit Elevation: 4609m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Licto] Type: Scoria Cones. Summit Elevation: 3336m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Pululagua] Type: Caldera. Summit Elevation: 3356m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Quilotoa] Type: Caldera. Summit Elevation: 3914m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Reventador] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3562m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2016.

[Sangay] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5230m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2016.

[Sumaco] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3990m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Tungurahua] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5023m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2016.

GALAPAGOS ISLANDS (ECUADOR)

[Alcedo] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1130m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 1993.

[Cerro Azul] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1640m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2008.

[Darwin] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1330m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1813.

[Ecuador] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 790m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Fernandina] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1476m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2009.

[Genovesa] Type: Shield volcano. Summit Elevation: 64m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Marchena] Type: Shield volcano. Summit Elevation: 343m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 1991.

[San Cristobal] Type: Shield volcano. Summit Elevation: 759m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Santiago] Type: Shield volcano. Summit Elevation: 920m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1906.

[Sierra Negra] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1124m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2005.

[Wolf] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1710m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2015.

PERU

[Andahua-Orcopampa] Type: Cinder Cones. Summit Elevation: 4713m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Coropuna] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6377m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[El Misti] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5822m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1985.

[Huambo] Type: Cinder Cones. Summit Elevation: 4550m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Huaynaputina] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 4850m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1600.

[Nevado Chachani] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 6057m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Quimsachata] Type: Lava Dome. Summit Elevation: 3923m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Sabancaya] Type: Stratovolcanoes. Summit Elevation: 5976m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2014.

[Ticsani] Type: Lava Domes. Summit Elevation: 5408m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Tutupaca] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5815m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Ubinas] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 5672m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2015.

[Yucamane] Type: Stratovolcanoes. Summit Elevation: 5550m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1902.