8 Beautiful City Under Volcanic Threat That You Should Visit

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8 Beautiful City Under Volcanic Threat That You Should Visit. Does unimaginable by you if you live in a city with the shadow of a threat from a volcano? Of course it was very worrisome also endanger local residents. There are 1,500 active volcanoes in worldwide. Their eruptions in the last two centuries, killing hundreds of thousands of people.

Not least the inhabitants relocated to be evacuated if the volcano disaster erupted. Many beautiful cities in the world that are experiencing these things and it is definitely raises its own unrest on everyone. The following are 8 beautiful city under volcanic threat that you should visit.

1. Legazpi City, Philippines.

Mayon volcano is the most popular tourist attraction in the Philippines. Active volcanoes have elevations 2.460 m and often erupt up to this point and sparking a mass evacuation. There are more than 50 eruptions in the last 500 years, and Legazpi City is one of the most dangerous zones.

One of the most devastating eruption occurred in 1814, which claimed the lives of 1,200 people in the surrounding area.


2. Naples, Italy.

The President of the European Volcanology Society said that Naples is probably the modern urbanization activities yet to be most threatened volcanic eruption. Naples is very close to the Mount Vesuvius which destroyed Pompeii city was flattened and thousands of people were killed in the explosion.

3. Arequipa, Peru.

Peru's second largest city has a population of about one million people. Arequipa lies in the path of the volcano is still active with the altitude 5.882 meters. To reach the volcano El Misti is only covered 17 kilo meters from the city centre.

Henry Gaudru, Scientific Adviser for the UN'S Office for disaster risk reduction said debris avalanches still a threat to this day. "The location of the scarp Misti is still very active so it enhances some of the Altiplano at an altitude of 2000 feet above Arequipa.

It was feared that debris from the volcano's side going towards the city, "said Gaudru. Jean-Claude Thoure, a professor at Universite Blaise Pascal in France told The Geological Society of America that another large eruption is anticipated. Possible impact of Misti on Arequipa is very worrying as Vesuvius near Naples.

4. Puebla, Mexico.

Popocatépetl volcano is Mount giant but do not be fooled by the calm appearance. It is a threat to the nine million people who live in the vicinity, including Puebla, Mexico's fourth largest city. If from Mexico City is approximately 55 kilo meters.

This mountain has undergone a series of major eruptions that produced a giant mud flow in the early 1900s and burying the settlement Atzteque. It remained active for nearly 50 years but erupted again in 1993.

Mexico's National Center for disaster prevention monitoring the volcano and issued this statement on 4 March that d nature's last 24 hours monitoring system in the Popocatépetl volcano lava, a gust of 211 listed along with steam, gas and ash levels moderate. It warned of explosive activity i.e. ash falling in towns nearby and is likely to be the presence of pyroclastic flows and mudflows.

5. Pasto, Colombia.

Galeras volcano is one of the most active and dangerous in the American South, and the city of Pasto, which has a population of 500,000 inhabitants is situated in the eastern slopes of the range. The volcano never erupted without warning in 1993 so that the cause of death in the six volcanologists and three tourists.

This ever-changing mountain cannot be in prediction of eruption almost every year since 2010.

6. Hilo, Hawaii.

Located on the Big Island, Hawaii, this very impressive mountain with an elevation of 4170 feet. Maunu Loa is the largest volcano in the world. When measured from the base to the top, stack of lava more than 17,000 feet.

Despite swallow casualties yet, the mountain remains a major threat to local residents in the nearby area such as Hilo. Lava flows from the volcano to the town in 1855 and 1880. Fortunately, the lava is moving slowly so as to allow plenty of time for evacuation.

Scientists believe that the volcano had erupted over 700,000 years. This is not the only volcano volcano near Hilo. Kilauea mountain its Unisex more often erupt and actually one of the most active volcanoes on Earth even often erupt until now.

Located south of the city of Hilo, visitors flock to the volcano to witness her strength. The mountain is also a sacred place for local people. According To The Tourism Authorities Of Hawaii The volcano is currently produces 230,000 cubic meters of lava-600,000 per day, and it is unknown when the eruption would stop.

7. Cha das Caldeiras, Cape Verde, Africa.

About 1,500 people live in the community of Cha das Caldeiras in the Cape Verdean island of Fogo. They were forced to flee their homes when the volcano Pico do Fogo erupted in November last year and destroyed the village.

Fortunately, does not cause any loss of life, but all livelihood were destroyed, including the renowned wine production. Since then it has seen the decline of the economy and the citizens of locals pledging to build the village again.

8. Pucon, Chile.

Including Mount Villarrica volcano is the most active in South America. Having an altitude of 2847 metre volcano is located in the Central Valley of Chile, or approximately 670 km south of Santiago.

Some time has been an eruption of Mount and eject lava and thick smoke into the air, so it must evacuate 3500 people including tourists. A popular attraction on the mountain it is a hike around the volcano.

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