Eight Most Beautiful Volcanoes in the World

Based version of the survey by website Quora.com

Santorini in Blue, Greece

Talking about the mountain then our imagination immediately imagine something high in the blue sky, through the clouds in the sky, something big, but beyond that we can be surprised by the eruption, and is capable of destroying everything.

Ignore all of that, if then we did as a true travelers, all of which occur naturally from various volcanoes always brings its own charm, very spectacular natural scenery and lure tourists from around the world.

Santorini, Greece. Fascinating tourist region formed from the former volcanic caldera 1600 BC. This area is very interesting for the world travelers, and a time to visit the Santorini caldera, find an uninhabited island of Nea Kameni in the middle.

Mount Mayon, Philippines. Located on the island of Luzon, is a stratovolcano, cone-shaped mountain due to layers of lava flows that form a symmetrical cone. Enjoy the beautiful scenery around the area, towards the Pacific Ocean.

Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. Located on the border of Tanzania and Kenya, Africa's highest mountain, 5,895 meters asl, with three mountains, Mawenzi, Shira and an active volcano with steaming gas, Kibo. Feel the adventure while climbing with drastic temperature changes.

Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Located 200 km to the west of Kilimanjaro complete with wild animals of Africa, at about 4500-4800 meters before the mountain erupted and formed a crater. You will be fascinated with the situation around, the world's largest crater with a diameter of 22.5 km and a depth of 610 meters, moreover, falls to the caldera, irrigate green pastures and fill the lake at the bottom with a speech of flamingo birds scattered around around the lake.

Mount Kelimutu, Indonesia. This is a strange area with local beliefs about the mystery of the three crater lakes with different colors as the embodiment of good spirits and evil spirits, on the island of Flores, East Nusa Tenggara. You will find green lake turqoise, dark red, and black. According to to the scientists colorful comes from the chemical reaction that occurs when volcanic gas met mineral acid at the lake.

Kilauea, Hawaii. Volcanoes in the country are active that actually adds to the charm, has erupted many times since 1983. Take a look at the flow of lava flowing directly into the sea and form the black rock and puffs of smoke rising into the sky.

Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Active volcano with the size reached 4,205 meters snow during the winter, aged one million years older than the Kilauea. You can make a climb about 6 miles or 10 hour trip to watch the frozen lake.

Mount Fuji, Japan. Symmetric stratovolcano shape adds to the charm for tourists, has become a symbol of Japan, covered with snow on top, towering in the distance, and you will be fascinated with the cherry blossoms in the front row. Once last erupted in 1707 and has since become a source of beauty for the people of Japan and world travelers.

Anyone have a tendency in the tour, including pick tourist destination with its unique characteristics, some tourists like adventure touirsm and travel to the area of active volcanoes or not active and giving out a certain satisfaction in their traveling.

(Source M Chairunisa - KompasTravel, BBC Travel /Images E Widi, L Pandjaitan, N Ginting)


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