Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

Of the 1500 active volcanoes in the world about 50 erupt each year, throwing out steam, ash, toxic gases, and lava. In 2012 the number of active volcanoes in Guatemala were Fuego, Tongariro in New Zealand Flat Tolbachik in Russia Puyeue in Chile, Etna in Italy, and a new island, rising from volcanic deposits in the Red Sea. In Hawaii, the crater of Kilauea lava continues to flow, and the local people who live near Popocatepetl in Mexico, continue to fight the volcanic ash. You can appreciate the most spectacular episodes of volcanic eruptions in the past 2012:
1) March 11, 2012 at the Guatemalan volcano Santa Maria intensified Santyagito lava dome, located near the town of Retalheleu. Its eruption was a long and spectacular, it ended only at dawn.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

2) Tongariro National Park from the crater of the volcano of the same name escapes huge ash column. The eruption is about 300 km north of Wellington in New Zealand November 21, 2012. This eruption was preceded by an episode in August last year, the first time after a long break up over a century.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

3) The eruption Flat Tolbachnik December 7, 2012 in the Far East Russia's Kamchatka peninsula, following the eruption of 1976.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

4) In Indonesia, September 16, 2012 the volcano erupted Gamalama, spraying ash over o. Ternate.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

5) A new eruption Tolbachnik flat on the Kamchatka Peninsula dated November 29, 2012. The volcano is located near the east coast of Kamchatka.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

6) Mount Etna, the highest active and out of all the volcanoes in Europe, started erupting volcanic ash in Italian about. Sicily April 1, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

7) View of the volcano of San Cristobal, which occurred near the city of Chinandega, Nicaragua September 9, 2012. Ash column reached a height of 4 km, the authorities felt that the safest thing would be to announce the evacuation of neighboring settlements. San Cristobal is the tallest volcano in Nicaragua.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

8) Popopkatepetl volcano crater began to throw out huge clouds of ash and ash April 25, 2012. Its eruption was clearly visible from the capital of the Mexican state of Puebla Santiago. The roar and rumble around Popocatepetl was so strong that the cast of local people in fear, and the authorities were forced to announce the 5th level of risk on a 7-point scale, coming from almost 6 meter mountain.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

9) a zigzag line of heating and glow visible rock plateau on the border of the frozen rock floating on the surface of the lava lake inside the crater Halema-mind-at Kilauea volcano. Kilauea eruption occurred on the Big Island in Hawaii, October 22, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

10) Lava flows spilled directly into the ocean near the Volcanoes National Park in Kalapane, Hawaii. November 27, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

11) After the contact of molten lava and sea water over the surface of the ocean is a danger of hot steam. Volcanoes National Park in Kalapane, Hawaii. November 27, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

12) "Hair Goddess Pele" lying in the caldera of Kilauea Volcano Hawaii May 3, 2012. This natural phenomenon occurs when small particles of molten contents of the crater emitted from it and freeze, extended wind. Windward side of the crater Halema-mind-at all dotted with "hair Pele" fiber that reaches one meter in width.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

13) Tinakula — a small volcanic island in the South Pacific. It is removed from the city of Brisbane, Australia, in 2300 km to the north-east. The photo shows a cloud of volcanic gas rises over the island during the eruption

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

14) View from the settlement Holula on Popocatepetl volcano eruption on May 24, 2012. This volcano emits small amounts of ash almost every day from the moment of its activity began to increase sharply in 1994.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

15) Sea volcano erupts Havre portion of pumice (center photo) on 19 and 20 July 2012. In a few weeks it izvergsheesya cloud winds and waves will be taken to the side distant Kermadec Islands north-east of New Zealand.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

16) Mount Lokon has released a huge column of ash that could well see residents Tomohon on Sulawesi, Indonesia, on October 7, 2012. The roar from the eruption of 1580-meter-high mountain was heard within a radius of 5 km. A year earlier, the eruption at Lokon was so strong that 5200 people had to be evacuated. Then the ash column reached a height of 3.5 km.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

17) snow-capped Mount Etna spews Sicilian lava flows near the village of Zafferano Etnea in Italy April 12, 2012. In recent years, most of the activity coming from the southeast crater of Etna, which appeared in 1971. As the lava flows from the volcano slowly enough, even in a strong eruption always possible to prevent deaths.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

18) A large cloud of ash rises over the summit of the volcano Tungurahua Ecuador August 21, 2012. Residents of the nearby Bilbao and suburban villages were evacuated for safety reasons. Activity of the volcano Tungurahua especially started to increase from October 1999.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

19) Ash and steam escape from the crater of the volcano Popocatepetl near the settlement Panotla in Mexico September 30, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

20) At the end of last year in the Red Sea from materials surfaced after the eruption began and continued to grow to form a new island. It was included in the group of islands Zubair, the state-owned Yemen. These islands are often disappear because the volcanic rock is washed with sea water. In the meantime, a new temporary unnamed island for a few months only adds to the size and is approximately 530 x 710 meters.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

21) Volcanic ash rises over the volcano Fuego in Guatemala, September 12, 2012, not far from Palin that south of the capital. The eruption occurred quite rapidly, in several stages, with huge emissions of ash to a height of 3 km, with the rapid flow of lava. From the foot of the Fuego had evacuated over 33 thousand people.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

22) Lava flows from the crater to the north-east slope of the active cone of Pu-u-Oh Kilauea volcano October 17, 2012 to the coastal plain.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

23) May 14, 2012 in the crater of Kilauea there was a noticeable elevation of the lava. He has a practical approach to the edges. Hot lava pouring out of the crater and then freezes in the air, forming a crust tilted (left photo).

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

24) Once again, above the crater of the Hawaiian volcano Kilauea cloud of ash. November 27, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

25) Mount Etna emitted from the crater of a column of ash. The island of Sicily, January 5, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

26) from the crater of Etna seemed hot lava and began to run down the sides of the mountain February 9, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

27) Mount Etna during the eruption of April 1, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

28) Ecuador Tungurahua volcano spewing lava, ash and pyroclastic flows over its crater, August 21, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

29) Once in 2011, there was a strong eruption Puueue-cord in Chile, from the very beginning of 2012, it is permanently fixed on the new small eruption photo minor eruption Puyeue December 23, 2011. Out fly ash and pumice, breaking the slopes of the volcano.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

30) Ecuador Tungurahua volcano continues to erupt near the town of Baños, August 21, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

31) Mexican kids wear each other respiratory bands brought the Red Cross in San Nicolas de los Ranchos April 17, 2012 due to the eruption of the volcano Popocatepetl. All schools near the volcano stopped lessons and lifeguards were all ready to evacuate.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

32) The people of the Mexican state of Puebla are trying to get closer to the Popocatepetl, ejects steam and ash, May 2, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

33) The red-hot rock, ash and smoke to get outside of the volcano Popocatepetl. The view from the city of Santiago Halitzintla, Mexico, April 24, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

34) A 178 km in the south of Ecuador's capital city of Kyoto erupted volcano Tungurahua. May 23, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

35) October 6, 2012 eruption of Shiveluch volcano on the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia. This volcano is one of the largest and most active volcanoes in Kamchatka.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

36) A view of the erupting volcano Fuego September 13, 2012 with Mr. Palin that the south of the capital city of Guatemala. Seen this volcano is a popular route for tourists.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

37) View of the volcano Fuego from San Andres Holula in Mexico. April 18, 2012.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

38) In the ocean to the south of La Restinya, Canary Islands, continued his underwater volcano eruption of El Hierro. By late February the depth of the highest point of the volcano is 100 meters below sea level.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

39) Lava flows from the crater of the giant Etna volcano, located in the south of the Italian o.Sitsiliya. 6.5 January 2012 the highest volcano in Europe again became active.

Active volcanoes in the world in 2012

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