DANGEROUS VOLCANOES IN THE WORLD. A RE-ERUPTION OF 11 OF THE 1,500 ACTIVE VOLCANOES IS LIKELY TO BE VERY DEVASTATING, LOCALLY, REGIONALLY, AND GLOBALLY. Dr. Walter Hays, Global Alliance For Disaster Reduction . GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION OF 1,500 ACTIVE VOLCANOES.
A RE-ERUPTION OF 11 OF THE 1,500 ACTIVE VOLCANOES IS LIKELY TO BE VERY DEVASTATING, LOCALLY, REGIONALLY, AND GLOBALLY
Dr. Walter Hays,
Global Alliance For Disaster Reduction
An eruption at some locations is certain to be devastating to people, their property, their health, the community infra-structure, the environment, and the economy.
The 800-meter fissure caused by the first eruption, which grew to 1.2 km in the second eruption, could be heading towards the Myrdalsjokall glacier, which sits atop the powerful Katla volcano
An eruption of the Katla volcano, located under the massive Myrdalsjokull icecap, could cause disastrous local flooding, explosive blasts, and eruption clouds that would disrupt air traffic between Europe and the USA.
“VOLCANIC EARTHQUAKES WERE TRIGGERED IN THE AREA.
1,500 RESIDENTS EVACUATED, MOSTLY BY BOATCHAITEN ERUPTED AFTER 8,000-10,000 YEAR DORMANCY
Anak Krakatoa—Son of Krakatoa