Peaks Of Fire: 10 Awe-Inspiring African Volcanoes

By Karen Elowitt Published: August 26, 2016, 6:00 am
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African volcanoes can be found all across the continent and its islands, from the west coast of Cameroon to the highlands of Mauritius. These majestic peaks range from barely over 2,000 ft high (609 m) to a prodigious 14,000 ft (4260 m). Among them are some of the most active volcanoes in the world, which serve as reminders that though the continent of Africa is ancient, from a geological perspective it is still young and being formed in front of our eyes.

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