Can You Match the Volcano to Its Country?

Becky Stigall

Where would you find Mt. Etna?

Mt. Etna is the tallest and most active volcano in Europe. It is located on the island of Sicily.

Where is Krakatoa?

Krakatoa is an entire volcanic island in Indonesia. The island is currently expanding.

Mt. Kilauea is located on which island?

Many islands were formed as a result of volcanic eruptions. Travel to Hawaii to see Mt. Kilauea.

Mount Vesuvius is located where?

Mt. Vesuvius is perhaps one of the most famous volcanoes. This massive exploding mountain buried the city of Pompeii in AD79.

Where would you need to go to see Mount St. Helens?

Mount St. Helens is located in Washington state in the U.S. This volcano rumbled to life in 1980, killing dozens of people.

Eyjafjallajökull is located in what country?

Volcanoes in Iceland? It's true! This one last flipped its lid in 2010.

Mount Pinatubo can be found in what island nation?

Mount Pinatubo is located in the Philippines - on the island of Luzon, to be exact. The volcano last erupted in 1991 after a series of warning earthquakes.

Mount Tambora would be found where?

Mount Tambora is in Indonesia. Indonesia is also home to Krakatoa.

Where would you find Mauna Loa?

Mauna Loa is in Hawaii. When this volcano erupts, you can actually outwalk the lava flow.

Mount Pelée is located in what island nation?

Mount Pelée is located in the West Indies. Specifically, it is on the island of Martinique. Pelée has not erupted in over a century.

Cotopaxi is located in what country?

Cotopaxi is located in Ecuador. As the second highest peak in the country, it's a popular hiking destination.

Thera is located where?

Thera is located in Greece. It flipped its lid on a massive scale about 3,500 years ago.

Where is Nevado del Ruiz?

Nevado del Ruiz is located in Columbia. The volcano exploded in 1985 and triggered mud slides that buried the town of Armero.

Apo is located in what country?

Apo is located in the Philippines. It is active but has not actually erupted in a long time.

Where would you find Mount Rainier?

Mount Rainier is located in Washington State, in the U.S. It last erupted in 1894.

Where would you find Mount Fuji?

Mount Fuji is in Japan. It is one of Japan's sacred mountains and has not erupted in over 300 years.

Askja is located in what country?

Askja is located in Iceland. It last erupted in 1961.

Galunggung is a volcano in what country?

Galunggung can be found in Indonesia. It last erupted in 1982.

Koryaksky is located in what country?

Koryaksky is in Russia. It is a "Decade Volcano," because its eruptions are particularly destructive.

Where is Avachinsky located?

Avachinsky is in Russia. This volcano is relative active, having erupted several times over the past century.

Where is Mount Nyiragongo located?

Mount Nyiragongo is in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It has erupted over 30 times in the last 150 years.

Where would you find Mount Katmai?

Mount Katmai is in Alaska, United States. Its last eruption was over the months of June and July 1912.

Ojos del Salado can be found in what country?

Ojos del Salado is in Chile. It is located on the Argentina–Chile border.

Cotopaxi is located in what country?

Cotopaxi is in Ecuador. Its last recorded eruption was from August 2015 to January 2016.

Where is Merapi located?

Merapi is in Indonesia. The name means Fire Mountain.

Galeras is in what country?

Galeras is in Colombia. It is that country's most active volcano.

In what country is Santa María?

Santa María is in Guatemala. The volcano's 1902 eruption was one of the three largest eruptions of the 20th century.

Volcán Tolimán is located where.

Volcán Tolimán is in Sololá, Guatemala. The volcano is 10,361 feet high.

Mount Ruapehu can be found where?

Mount Ruapehu is in New Zealand. The volcano is home to the majority of the nation's ski resorts.

Mount Taranaki is in what country?

Mount Taranaki is in New Zealand. The volcano was featured in the movie, The Last Samurai.

Sakurajima is a volcano in what country?

Sakurajima is in Japan. The volcano is predicted to have a major eruption within the next 30 years.

Where is Mount Erebus?

Mount Erebus is in Antarctica. It is located on Ross Island.

Glacier Peak is located in what country?

Glacier Peak is in the U.S. - Washington State to be specific. Its eruptions are significant, but it hasn't erupted in over 300 years.

Where would you find Reventador?

Reventador is in Ecuador. It is located in the Andes mountains.

Where is Arenal volcano?

Arenal Volcano is in Costa Rica. An eruption in 1968 buried the town of Tabacón.

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About This Quiz

Around the world, seemingly mild-looking mountains hide explosive secrets. We've compiled a list of 35 of the world's volcanoes. Can you name them all?

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