A volcano is a mountain.Inside every volcano there is a deep hole and it goes deep downinside the Earth.
An active volcano erupted and can erupt again:Kilauea is an active volcano in Hawaii. Thisvolcano is more active than any other volcano inthe word. Arenal is an active volcanoin Costa Rica. Tourists come tosee the volcano at night.
The underwater volcanoes can grow so big thatislands form.The Galapagos Islands are volcanic islands. They arenear the coast of Ecuador.Mauna Loa in Hawaii is bigger than any other volcanoin the world. It is 120 kilometres long.
Vesuvius is an extinct volcano in Italy. It is avery famous volcano because there was aterrible eruption.One afternoon the people from Pompeii hearda loud noise. They looked up and saw a cloudof ash.People ran out of their houses, but they couldnot breathe. Thousands of people were dead.People forgot about Pompeii for 1,500 years.But in 1595, people who were digging a wellfound some old ruins.They found streets, shops and fine houses.
It is in Sicily ( Italy ). It is an active volcano.Mount Etna erupts every few years, thebiggest eruption was in 2002-2003. A hugecolumn of ash could easily be seen from thespace and Libya.
It is in Canary Islands (Spain). Its an activevolcano. The last eruption was in 1,909.
It is in Washington. Is an active volcano.It erupted in 1980 and 57 people were killed. There was anearthquake. At the begginning it was 2,950 m and after theeruption 2,550 m high.