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The most well known Volcanoes in America

In all of America there are a lot of volcanoes. Below we mention the most famous ones.

North America

Monte Hoot is located in Oregon, in the United States and is known as a stratovolcano which means that inside it has a lot of layers of lava. The exterior hosts glaciers and because of that it is vaery popular as a route for climbers. Mount Saint Helens is an active volcano located is Washington. It is one of the most well known volcanoes erupting in 1980 that ended up being very destructive. Kilauea is a volcano located in Hawaii and is one of the largest in the world. So far it is still monitored as its activity is constant.

Monte Hoot

Monte Hoot

Mount Saint Helens

Mount Saint Helens

Kilauea

Kilauea

Central

Irazu Volcano is found in Costa Rica, within the National Park, which bears its name. It is about 3500 meters tall. Although its last eruption was in 1963 after several earthquakes, it has presented activity by the movement of the lava inside. Pacaya Volcano is located in Guatemala and is part of the group of active volcanoes.

Irazu Volcano

Irazu Volcano

Pacaya Volcano

Pacaya Volcano

South America

El Misti is considered the symbol of the city of Arequipa in Peru. Throughout its history, only five eruptions have been registered and the local people consider it a dormant volcano, but on some occasions it has presented fumes. Volcano Antofagasta is in Argentina, a few kilometers from the city with the same name. In its lap is an old citadel.

El Misti Volcano

El Misti Volcano

Anofagasta Volcano

Anofagasta Volcano

American Volcano photos: loupiote, ThiagoJ, Bruno Girin, adam79, two owls, Mudblood, reyphotography.

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