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Popocatepetl Volcano, Mexico

Popocatepetl Volcano is the second highest peak in Mexico after Citlaltepetl. It is commonly known by the name El Popo, and it lies in the eastern half of the Trans-Mexican. It lies on the southeast of Mexican City and has a height of about 5,426 m. The mountain’s name Popocatépetl comes from the Nahuatl language, and it has an interesting meaning as Smoking Mountain. It has a close association with the lore of the region with San Gregorio, and so it has got another nickname Don Goyo. This volcano attracts many tourists from all over the world.

Moment Popocatepetl volcano spews ash cloud into Mexican sky - YouTube

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Krakatoa, Indonesia

The Krakatoa volcano is situated in the Sunda Strait and lies between the islands of Java and Sumatra. The volcano located in Indonesia is one of the dangerous and active volcanoes in the world. But it is a favorite tourists spot. The people go there for fishing in the lagoons and boat trips. The Krakatoa is a part of the Ujung Kulon National Park. The volcanic eruption happens there due to the subduction of the Indo-Australian tectonic plate as it moves northward towards mainland Asia. The historic eruption occurred in 1883, and the explosions were so violent that it killed thousands of people. And a new island was formed after the eruption, and it was called Anak Krakatau, i.e., the Child of Krakatoa.

Krakatoa Volcano in indonesia Documentary - YouTube

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