Reventador, in Ecuador, is a most satisfying volcano in many ways. For instance: It fits the stereotype: tall, pointy, frequent lava flows, and goes boom!
Semeru — the erupting volcano in the background of this image — rises south of the Tengger caldera, which we explored last week. Bromo —
You have to see it to believe there can be such a place as this in the real world. And many people call this home!
[sound of crickets chirping] It’s surprisingly difficult to answer that question. In the above screencap of Indonesia’s online volcano monitoring graphic, Borneo (circled in white)
No, not deadly Merapi — that headline-generating volcano is on Java. Sticking with our focus on Sumatra, we’re about to climb this island’s most active
This Chilean volcano, one of the most active in South America and one of the few worldwide with a lava lake, attracts daredevils as well as scientists.