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.
After less than 1 second into the eruption, the dense mass of rocks and hot lava that had been plugging the conduit explodes and starts to form a rising ash plume. Many blocks ejected at high speed are advancing in all directions above and to all sides of the ash plume. (Photo: Jorge Santos)
Volcano Tours on Hawai'i: The Hawaiian Islands are not only home to the most active volcanoes in the world, Kilauea and Mauna Loa on the Big Island, but also boast a unique natural environment. Born by volcanic activity of a very active hot spot in the middle of the Pacific Plate, they are a showcase of natural history.
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