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Active Volcano
Source:Leiqiong Global Geopark of China Time:2014-03-31 18:59:47

The active volcano refers to the one that is erupting or was recorded to erupt in history. The globe has not come to a consensus on the definition of volcano. It is generally accepted that the volcano that has erupted within 10 thousand years is categorized as active volcano. In the nations with lots of volcanoes, like Japan, volcano is defined as the one that has erupted within 2 thousand years. There exist 1343 volcanoes on this planet, including Wudalianchi Volcanoes, Tenchong Mountain, Changbaishan Mountain and Maanling volcano.