Volcanic silt in the island's rivers must be dredged regularly to prevent flooding chaos, and temporary bridges still bear testament to the devastation of the last eruption
The Yellowstone volcano usually erupts every 600,000 years, but 640,000 years have passed since the last eruption
He added: 'The last eruption
in the Canaries was 30 years ago when the Teneguia volcano erupted on La Palma.
Fuji erupts with a force similar to its last eruption
in 1707, known as the Hoei eruption, one of Japan's most powerful, the amount of damage is expected to total about 2 trillion yen, it said.
Of eight volcanoes that straddle the borders of Rwanda, Congo, and Uganda, Mount Nyiragongo is the most feared: Its last eruption
in 1977 killed around 70 people when molten rock burst through long cracks, called fissures, lining the mountain's flanks.
The last eruption
occurred at about 1 a.m., accompanied by a strong underground rumble," Mammadbayov said.
The last eruption
of the volcano in 1963 killed at least 1,600 people.
A huge volcano in Iceland might be getting ready to blow, just a few years after the area's last eruption
To see the volcano at its very best effect you can take a helicopter tour over the island and view the restricted areas which remain out of bounds, and where the aftermath of the last eruption
can be seen.
In a rare geological occurrence, during its last eruption
, the magma in one of the chambers solidified on the walls inside, rather than cooling into hard lava on the surface and blocking the 'entrance'.
Jose Luis Barrera, of Spain's College of Geologists, noted the volcano's last eruption
ran from 1821 to 1823.
So far, Katla shows no signs of activity, but it explodes roughly once a century _ and its last eruption
was in 1918, causing massive flooding, and lasted for a year.