Pacaya volcano near Guatemala City is one of Guatemala's most active volcanoes, and its frequent eruptions are often visible from Guatemala City. Typical activity in recent years includes strombolian activity, lava flow emission and intermittend violent phases of lava fountaining. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Paco volcano (also known as Manlayao) is located at the NE tip of Mindanao Island, Philippines.
It is an basaltic-dacitic stratovolcano truncated by 2 nested calderas, 2.5 and 5 km in diameter. The volcano is located east of the N-S-trending Philippine Fault which cuts through eastern Mindanao.
It has a breached crater with andesitic lava domes. The youngest dated rocks are from a basaltic lava flow between 90,000 and 10,000 years old. Local legends tell about a major caldera collapse eruption.
The age of the last activity is not known, although the volcano currently displays fumarolic activity.
Source: GVP Paco volcano information
Pagan volcano consists of 2 stratovolcanoes (North and South Pagan) connected by a narrow isthmus and forms the largest and one of the most active of the Mariana Islands. It is located 173 nautical miles north of Saipan.
Nearly all historical eruptions of Pagan, which were recorded since the 17th century, were from North Pagan volcano. The largest historic eruption was in 1981 and prompted the evacuation of the sparsely populated island. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Pago volcano is located in the Cape Hoskins area of New Britain, Papua New Guinea. It belongs to the larger complex of Witori volcano and represents the post-caldera cone of the latter.
Pago is probably only 350 years old.
The typical historical activity at Pago volcano were strombolian to vulcanian explosions, sometimes accompanied by slow lava flows. A series of 10 dacitic lava flows from Pago cover much of the caldera floor. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Palei-Aike volcano is a young volcanic field along the border of southern Argentina and CHile, north of the Straits of Magellan. It contains lake-filled maars and basaltic cinder cones and young lava flows. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Palena volcano is a group of 5 cinder cones in southern Chile NE of Melimoyu volcano. The cones are aligned along a NNE trend and are of Holocene age, i.e. younger than 11,700 years. The middle cone is called Cerro Palena and lends its name to the whole group.
Palomo is a small stratovolcano in central Chile, 130 km south of Santiago, and west of the massive Caldera del Atuel. The summit is largely ice-covered. Its young morphology suggests that its last eruptions are relatively recent, perhaps prehispanic, but there has not been any known historic activity. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Paluweh volcano (also known as Rokatenda), is the tip of a large, mostly submerged stratovolcano rising 3000 m from the sea floor. It forms a small 8 km wide island with the same name north of Flores Island. Paluweh has a complex summit composed of several overlapping craters and lava domes up to 900 m wide.
Several flank vents were formed by flank eruptions on a NW-trending fissure. The largest historical eruption of Paluweh in 1928 was highly explosive and produced a landslide triggering a tsumani.
Pampa Luxsar (also spelled Pampa Luxar) is a volcanic field in SW Bolivia 23 km from the border with Chile. It comprises a 45 x 45 km area of lava flows at the SW margin of Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni east of the Andean volcanic front. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Pan de Azucar is a probably extinct stratovolcano in a hardly accessible area in the Amazonian jungle between Sumaco and Reventador volcanoes. It has been active around 1 million years ago and produced lava from basaltic to andesitic in composition. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Mount Panay is small andesitic stratovolcano on the Calumpang Peninsula west of the Batangas Bay, south of Lake Taal, Luzon Island, Philippines.
Panay may be extinct with its last eruptions being more than 10,000 years ago, but it still has strong solfataric activity. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Paniri is a stratovolcano in northern Chile 26 km SE of San Pedro volcano. It has 3 craters. There are no recent eruptions, but the volcano possibly has been active during the past 10,000 years. Archeological remains have been found on its summit in 1972.
A magnitude 5.4 earthquake occurred at a depth of 106 km under the volcano on 1 Feburay 2008.
Papayo volcano is a small lava dome on the crest of the Sierra Nevada range 47 km SE of Mexico City. Papayo has produced large dacitic lava flows reaching up to 10 km length, and was last active less than 12,000 years ago, meaning it is to be considered potentially active. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Volcán Parinacota volcano is a symmetrical young stratovolcano in northern Chile near the border with Bolivia. Along with older Pomerape (6222 m) volcano 4 km to the NE it forms the Nevados de Payachata volcanic group.
Parinacota contains a pristine, 300-m-wide summit crater and young lava flows on the western flanks.
There are no historical eruptions, but the volcano has had explosive and effusive eruptions from both the summit crater and the Ajata group of flank vents in the past few 1000 years and is considered an active volcano. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Parker volcano (also known as Falen locally) is a low, but steep-sided vegetated stratovolcano located 30 km west of General Santos City, near the southern tip of Mindanao Island, Philippines.
The andesitic-dacitic volcano contains a 2.9 km diameter summit caldera with a lake, Lake Maughan (2 km diameter).
Parker was recently identified as the source of a major explosive eruption in 1641, which caused devastating pyroclastic flows and lahars, and heavy ash fall and darkness over Mindanao Island. The 1641 eruption was one of 3 large explosions of Parker volcano within the past 3800 years. It created the present-day summit caldera.
The eruption style of Parker volcano is similar to Pinatubo volcano, which had a Plinian eruption in 1991.
Mount Patoc is an andesitic stratovolcano in the Cordillera Central of north-central Luzon, Philippines. It has strong fumarolic activity. A small river and a village on the west side are named "Mainit", which means hot.
Patuha volcano is an old, forest-covered twin volcano with two craters 600 m apart located SW of Bandung city, the capital of West Java. One of its craters is being mined for sulphur. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Cerro Payún Matru is a massive Hawaiian-style shield volcano in Argentina located lies 530 km from the oceanic trench, which marks the subduction of the Nazca plate. It contains a 8 x 10 km caldera which was formed after about 168,000 years ago. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Peinado volcano is a symmetrical stratovolcano in NW Argentina and one of the youngest volcanoes of the region.
It has young, well preserved lava flows from the summit and flank vents, which extend up to 10 km from the summit. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Gunung Penanggungan is a small dormant stratovolcano dominating the view from the North coast in the Surabaya area. It is immediately to the north of the higher and more active Arjuno-Welirang twin volcano.
Penanggungan is one of Java's most revered mountains: Ancient Javanese saw in Penanggungan a reflection of the sacred Mahameru of Hindu mythology. There are more than 81 archaeological sites on the mountain, mostly on its northern and western flanks. Ruins of sanctuaries, monuments, and sacred bathing sites of the Hindu period were found, spanning more than 5 centuries from A.D. 977 until 1511. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Perbakti volcano is one of a complex of 3 closely located stratovolcanoes known as the Perbakti-Gagak or Kiaraberes-Gagak volcanic complex situated immediately SW of Salak volcano.
The complex is hydrothermally very active. Fumaroles, warm spring and boiling mud pools are found on the S and SE sides of the volcano at 950-1300 m elevation. Mild phreatic eruptions took place in historical time from fumarole fields on its flanks.
Cerro de Las Petacas volcano is a lava dome in southern Colombia NE of Doña Juana volcano. The age of its last activity is unknown, but there are youthful-looking cinder cones nearby and the volcano might still be considered active.
Unsere Pilgerreisen sind Wanderreisen zu meist christlich-orthodoxen Klöstern. Wir wohnen und essen nicht nur in den Klöstern, wir nehmen auch an dem Klosterleben teil. Wir erwandern jedes Jahr einen anderen Teil der Athos-Halbinsel und besuchen so nach und die Großklöster, Skiten und auch die eine oder andere Eremitage.
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Pinacate volcano is a young volcanic field of maars, tuff rings, more than 500 basaltic cinder cones in the Sonoran desert in NW Mexico, a nearly unpopulated region between Arizona and the Gulf of California. The field covers an area of about 60 x 55 km and has been active less than 10,000 years ago.
Papago (Tohono O'odham) Indian legends tell of eruptions in this area, suggesting that activity has been fairly recent. There are accounts of ash-and-steam eruptions in the 20th century, which are believed not to be true by the Smithsonian Global Volcanism Program (GVP). -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Pinatubo Vulkan explodierte spektakulär am 15. Juni 1991. Die Pinatubo Eruption am 15. Juni 1991 war die zweitgrößte Vulkanausbruch des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts.Pinatubo ist ein Komplex von Vulkankegeln 100 km NW von Manila City, auf der Insel Luzon, Philippinen.Vor der Eruption Pinatubo war ein wenig bekannte Vulkan und es war seit 400 Jahren ruhende. Es wurden keine bekannten historischen Eruptionen. Vor der Eruption 1991 Pinatubo war 1745 m hoch (ca. 250 m mehr als heute), und nur 200 m höher als der nahe gelegenen Gipfel, die Reste der älteren vulkanischen Bauwerke des Mt Pinatubo und versteckte es aus Ansichten entfernt. Pinatubo vor allem bekannt für eine fehlgeschlagene geothermische Entwicklungsprojekt.Ausbrüche des Mount Pinatubo Pinatubo hatte mindestens 6 Zeiten Aktivität mit großen explosiven Eruptionen in seiner Vergangenheit 35.000 Jahre vor der Eruption 1991. Die Eruption 1991 in diesem Zusammenhang zählt eigentlich die kleineren Eruptionen. Eine Eruption, die vor 35.000 Jahren aufgetreten ist und wahrscheinlich erstellt die Caldera, war wahrscheinlich viel größer. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Piton de la Fournaise, einer typischen basaltischen Schildvulkan auf der Insel La Französisch Runion gelegen, ist einer der weltweit aktivsten und produktivsten Vulkane. Es ist in einer Phase der häufigen, aber kurzlebige Eruptionen, die mit Lavafontänen starten und produzieren große Lavaströme. Da die aktiven Bereiche der Vulkan nicht bewohnt sind, stellen ihre Eruptionen wenig Gefahr und verursachen wenig Schaden. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Planchón-Peteroa is an elongated complex volcano along the Chile-Argentina border with several overlapping calderas. It is less than 550,000 years old and was formed by 3 different volcanoes representing different generations of the volcano: Azufre, Planchon and Peteroa.
Peteroa has been active into historical time and contains a small steaming crater lake. Historical eruptions from the Planchón-Peteroa complex have been dominantly explosive, although lava flows were erupted in 1837 and 1937. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
The volcanic Pocdol Mountains (also known as Bacon-Manito complex) are a group of volcanic cones between Saragon Bay and Albay Gulf in southern Luzon.
Some of the cones are probably only a few thousands of years old. A fumarole field and a geyser are found in the area, suggesting it might be still volcanically active. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Poco Leok volcano is a statovolcano constructed what might be an irregularly shaped 7 km wide caldera in western Flores Island. The highest peaks on the caldera rim are Mt Lus (1675 m), Mt Sesat, Mt Mompong (1383 m), Mt Pitjong, and Mt Mangung (1379 m). It is believed that the Poco Leok and the caldera are still an active, although no historic eruptions are known. 4 active fumarole fields are found inside the caldera between 825 and 1200 m elevation. The Ulumbu geothermal field on the flank of Poco Leok at 650 m elevation includes hot springs, fumaroles, mud ponds and steam vents.
Mt. Popa volcano is a large stratovolcano at the northern end of the
Pegu Yoma Hills range in central Burma.
The steep-sided volcano rises 1150 m from its base of a surrounding lava plateau. It had an eruption in or around 442 BC, which is preserved in local legends. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Popocatepetl is one of Mexico's most active volcanoes. After almost 50 years of dormancy, "Popo" came back to life in 1994 and has since then been producing powerful explosions at irregular intervals.
In the past centuries befor European invasions, large eruptions produced giant mud flows that have buried Atzteque settlements, even entire pyramids. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
Porak volcano is a stratovolcano on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, in the Vardeniss volcanic ridge about 20 km SE of Lake Sevan.
The last eruption produced a lava flow around 773-783 AD. Petroglyphs dated to the 5th century BC likely show earlier eruptions of Porak volcano.
The known thermal areas of Jermouk and Histissou are located at 15-20 km distance from Porak volcano. -> Ganzen Eintrag ansehen
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