Top 10 Most Popular Volcanoes in the World

Top 10 Most Popular Volcanoes in the World : People stay away from volcanoes. It is because of the worry lying in their mind. People get every detail about these natural disasters from internet and television. Here is a list of Top 10 Most Popular Volcanoes in the World.

10. Cotopaxi, Ecuador

Cotopaxi, Ecuador is one of the most popular volcanoes in the world. It is also known as one of the active volcanoes in the world. It is located in the parts of Andes mountain and the Pacific Ring of Fire. It is covered by symmetrical snow stratovolcano is located on the Eastern Cordillera of the Ecuadorian Andes, 60 km south of Quito and 35 km northeast of Latacunga. The main feature is that it is the second highest summit in Ecuador and it reaching the height of  5,897 m (19,347 ft). Cotopaxi has erupted more than 50 times from 1738. The most notable eruptions of Cotopaxi were in 1744, 1768, 1877, and 1904. Sometimes it creates pyroclastic flows and destructive mudflows (lahars). Some lahars reached 100 km and reached the Pacific to the west and the Amazon Basin to the east.  The volcano is active in most of the time and till today 85 eruptions have been recorded. The last eruption lasted from 2015 to January 2016.

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