In ancient times people thoughts that volcano eruptions were caused by angry gods who want to inflict punishment. In modern day experts understand the science behind these explosions and are able to explain why they happen. However, this doesn’t make volcanoes any less dangerous.
Below you will find 10 of the deadliest volcanoes in the entire world.
1. Taal Volcano In The Philippines
What makes this valcano especially dangerous is its location. The Taal Volcano sites just 31 miles outside of Manila, one of the largest cities in the Philippines with a population of 1.6 million.
The Taal Volcano has erupted 33 times since 1572 and has killed between 5,000 and 6,000 different people.
2. Ulawun In Papua New Guinea
Local people call this volcano “The Father.” Ulawun is over 2,334 m tall and 1,000 kn long. It is an active volcano and one that has erupted 22 times since the 18th century.
People who live near it are constantly reporting tiny explosions and puffs of smoke since the volcano is still volatile.