Rano Kau volcano in Rapa Nui National Park, Easter Island, Chile

Rano Kau volcano in Rapa Nui National Park, Easter Island, Chile

Hekla Volcano, Iceland.      Iceland is actually an above sea level extension of the Mid-Ocean Ridge and is lengthening at about an inch a year.

Hekla Volcano, Iceland. Iceland is actually an above sea level extension of the Mid-Ocean Ridge and is lengthening at about an inch a year.

Lava flow at the Siberian Traps.

Lava flow at the Siberian Traps.

The Siberian Traps. Prehistoric supereruption that killed 90% of life on Earth.

The Siberian Traps. Prehistoric supereruption that killed 90% of life on Earth.

Kilauea, Hawaii.

Kilauea, Hawaii.

Mt. Vesuvius, Italy.  Most famous for the destruction of Pompeii in 79 AD. Also, one of the first recorded eruptions in history, via Pliny the Younger. (Plinian Eruption).

Mt. Vesuvius, Italy. Most famous for the destruction of Pompeii in 79 AD. Also, one of the first recorded eruptions in history, via Pliny the Younger. (Plinian Eruption).

Santorini, Greece.  You wouldn't think this paradise could hold any danger at all.

Santorini, Greece. You wouldn't think this paradise could hold any danger at all.

Yellowstone Supervolcano.  Hasn't been updated in a year..hmm

Yellowstone Supervolcano. Hasn't been updated in a year..hmm

Mt. Etna, Sicily

Mt. Etna, Sicily

Puyehue, Chile

Puyehue, Chile

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