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Earth's Active Volcanoes by Geographic Region
This site describes active volcanoes from around the world by using the volcano links from the Michigan Technological University and the homepages of observatories at active volcanoes. Each volcano section contains photo images, maps, and reference text. Some sections contain bibliographies, volcano reports, and video clips of lahars. The volcanoes are organized by the following geographic regions: Africa and surrounding islands; the Southwest Pacific, Southeast Asia, and India; East Asia including Japan and Kamchatka; Antarctica; the North Atlantic and Iceland; the Mediterranean; South America and surrounding islands; Central Pacific, South Pacific and New Zealand; Alaska and the Northern Pacific Region; North America; and Central America.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Index / Bibliography
    • Ref. material
    • Report
Subject:
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Natural hazards
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright MMII, Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences, Michigan Technological University.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-003-168
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Michigan Technological University, Department of Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences
http://www.geo.mtu.edu/index.html