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 Antarctica, Atlantic Ocean (south), and Indian Ocean (south)

AMSTERDAM ISLAND (FRANCE)

[Amsterdam Island] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 881m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

ANTARCTICA

[Berlin] Type: Shield Volcanoes. Summit Elevation: 3478m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Buckle Island] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1239m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1899.

[Deception Island] Type: Caldera. Summit Elevation: 576m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1970.

[Erebus] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 3794m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: Ongoing.

[Melbourne] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2732m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Paulet] Type: Cinder Cone. Summit Elevation: 353m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Penguin Island] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 180m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Takahe] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 3460m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

HEARD ISLAND (AUSTRALIA)

[Big Ben] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2745m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2016.

KERGUELEN ISLANDS (FRANCE)

[Kerguelen Islands] Type: Stratovolcanoes. Summit Elevation: 1840m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

MARION ISLAND (SOUTH AFRICA)

[Marion Island] Type: Shield volcanoes. Summit Elevation: 1230m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2004.

McDONALD ISLANDS (AUSTRALIA)

[McDonald Islands] Type: Complex Volcano. Summit Elevation: 212m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2005.

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND (SOUTH AFRICA)

[Prince Edward Island] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 672m. Eruptive Status: Extinct. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

ST. PAUL (FRANCE)

[St. Paul] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 268m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1793.

SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS (UK)

[Belinda (Montagu Island)] Type: Shield Volcano. Summit Elevation: 1370m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2007.

[Sourabaya (Bristol Island)] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1100m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 2016.

[Candlemas Island] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 550m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1911.

[Hodson] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1005m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Michael] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 990m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2006.

[Thule Islands] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 1075m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: Unknown.

[Zavodovski] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 551m. Eruptive Status: Active. Last Recorded Eruption: 2016.

TRISTAN DA CUNHA (UK)

[Tristan da Cunha] Type: Stratovolcano. Summit Elevation: 2060m. Eruptive Status: Dormant. Last Recorded Eruption: 1962.