Born by the activity of a powerful, giant volcanic hot spot deep under the mid-Atlantic ridge, where the American and European plates separate, Iceland has it all: volcanoes, glaciers, fire and ice, moon-like and bizarre landscapes, geysers, colorful hydrothermal areas, green lakes, wild rivers and imposing waterfalls. Despite sometimes rough climate, it is very well organized for every kind of traveler and is home to some of the most hospital people. Unnecessary to say, it is almost a "must" for everyone interested in volcanoes.
Introduction to Plate Tectonics The Earth's upper, rigid layer is broken into several plates which are in constant motion to one another. Most earthquakes and volcanoes occur as result of these plate boundaries.
Land of Volcanoes & History Armenia, a small country in the South Caucasus, has a long dramatic history and a rich cultural heritage. Despite its compact territory, it has much to offer its guests: fascinating mountain landscapes with snowy volcano peaks, beautiful gorges and cliffs, alpine meadows and subtropical forests, monasteries hidden in valleys, archaeological sites and picturesque villages.
Dukono volcano photos Dukono on Halmahera in Indonesia has been in permanent activity for years, often producing ash plumes that drift around the northern part of the island and have become normality.
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