5. Santa Maria
This magnificent volcano, located in Guatemala, caused one of the largest eruptions in recent memory when the mountain exploded in 1902. The volcano is considered dangerous because a huge lava-dome structure formed in the crater caused by the 1902 eruption. If the dome collapses, it could cause thousands of deaths.
6. Mayon Volcano
Situated in the Philippines, this cone-shaped mountain has erupted almost 50 times in the past 400 years. The worst eruption took place in 1814 when more than 2,000 people were killed. When the mountain erupts, lava and mud flow down, putting countless lives in danger. The last recorded eruption occurred in 2010.
This active volcano, situated in Chile, is remarkable. About 12 eruptions have occurred since 1575. The lava flow that occurred during these eruptions was powerful. You can see breathtaking views of the mountain from Llanquihue Lake.
Nicknamed Lighthouse of the Mediterranean, this active volcano has erupted frequently for the last 200 years. It is one of the most visited volcanoes in the world. The eruptions are a remarkable sight. Masses of molten rock spew from the volcano, creating an incredible display.
9. Mount Yasur
Situated on Tanna, this impressive mountain allows visitors the opportunity to just stroll right up and look down into its center. Three people have been killed because they wandered into dangerous territory. When explosions take place, the earth shakes violently, shooting fragments in the air.