The Volcano Adventure Guide: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
Las Lajas is a basaltic shield volcano 20 km north of Lake Nicaragua. La Lajas is the youngest of a group of volcanoes east of the Nicaraguan graben. Based on its fresh morphology, it could be still active.
Las Lajas volcano has a 7 km wide and 650 m deep caldera, which contains 5 lava domes in the center and is cut by a narrow canyon on the SE side. There are lava domes and cones on the outer flanks.
Photos from Iceland: Volcanoes in the land of fire and ice. Iceland is one of the volcanically most active places on earth.
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