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Six supervolcanoes that can ruin the world [Copy link] 中文

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Erupting volcanoes can pose many hazards, not only in the immediate vicinity of the eruption, but also in the devastating consequences. The feature shared by following six volcanoes is that once they erupt, the world could be changed forever.


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Mount Fuji, located on Honshu Island, is the highest mountain in Japan at 3,776.24 m. As an active volcano, it has erupted in 1707, during which cinders and ash from Fuji fell like rain in Izu Province, Kai Province, Sagami Province, and Musashi Province.

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Aira Caldera  is a gigantic volcanic caldera in the south of the island of Kyūshū, Japan. The caldera was created by a massive eruption, approximately 22,000 years ago. Its eruption can inflict destructive effect on Japan's population.

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Cumbre Vieja is an active volcanic ridge on the volcanic ocean island of Isla de La Palma in the Canary Islands, Spain. The predicted eruption in next 150 years could greatly damage or destroy cities along the entire North American eastern seaboard e.g. Boston, New York City, Miami etc., and many other cities located near the Atlantic coast.

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The Yellowstone Supervolcano is located in Yellowstone National Park in the United States. The last full-scale eruption of the Yellowstone Supervolcano, the Lava Creek eruption which happened nearly 640,000 years ago,ejected approximately 240 cubic miles of rock, dust and volcanic ash into the sky.

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Haleakalā or the East Maui Volcano, is a massive shield volcano that forms more than 75% of the Hawaiian Island of Maui. Its eruption would probably bring about massive floods that devour the world.

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Mount Vesuvius is best known for its eruption in AD 79 that led to the burying and destruction of the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Vesuvius has erupted many times since and is the only volcano on the European mainland to have erupted within the last hundred years. Today, it is regarded as one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world.

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