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Lassen Volcanic National Park

(Encyclopedia) Lassen Volcanic National Park, 106,372 acres (43,081 hectares), N Calif., at the southern end of the Cascade Range. Proclaimed as Lassen Peak and Cinder Cone national…

Earth's Greatest Volcanic Field

The largest known concentration of active volcanoes on Earth was discovered by scientists aboard the research vessel Melville (Nov. 1992–Jan. 1993). The vast volcanic cluster is situated…

The Deadliest Volcanic Eruptions

The following table lists the deadliest volcanic eruptions in the world on record according to name, year, number of deaths, and major cause of deaths. In 1812, Tambora volcano in Indonesia erupted…

Recent Volcanic Activity

(Bold indicates activity in 2008, 2009, and 2010) The following table shows the recent and ongoing volcanic history around the world by year of activity and volcano name…

Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions

Here is information on significant earthquakes and volcanic eruptions going back as early as A.D. 79 and through the present. A.D. 79…