The active volcano of Ceboruco rises in the western part of the territory.
This volcano is all but extinct.
The Aconcagua river rises on the southern slope of the volcano Aconcagua, flows eastward through a broad valley, or bay in the mountains, and enters the Pacific 12 m.
Among still active volcanoes the following are the best known Name of Volcano Height in feet.
Sulphur dioxide and sulphuretted hydrogen are present in volcanic exhalations and in many mineral waters.
In 1866 a submarine volcano near the islet of Olosenga was the scene of a violent commotion, discharging rocks and mud to a height of 2000 ft.
Barren Island is a volcano of the general Sunda group which includes also the Pegu group to which Narcondam belongs.
Side of the volcano, lies some 500 ft.
In the northern part of the country it spreads into several side valleys, from one of which rises the extinct volcano Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa (19,321 ft.).
At the time of its greatest dimensions the volcano was perhaps twice as high as it is now.
A triple-peaked volcano in the solfatara stage, extinct at the summit, but displaying considerable activity at its base in the form of numerous fumaroles and boiling sulilhur springs.
North and north-west the lake is closed in by the volcanic Buru hills; to the south towers the extinct volcano of Longonot.
Some one throws himself over a cataract or leaps into the crater of a volcano, and immediately a score or two follow.
It is an extinct volcano rising to 4365 ft.
The volcanic series include the rhyolite of Nell Island, some obsidian, and the sheets of basalts which form the Cloudy Mountains, Mount Dayman and Mount Trafalgar (an active volcano), and also cover wide areas to the south and west of the Owen Stanley Range.
The central core, which consists of several steep pyramids, is that of a very denuded old volcano, which when its crater was complete may have reached 2000 ft.
Breislak also published an essay on the physical condition of the seven hills of Rome, which he regarded as the remains of a local volcano, - an opinion shown to be erroneous by the later researches of G.
The hot baths of Chillan, in the eastern part of the province on the slope of the volcano of that name, about 7000 ft.
Kerguelen Island is of undoubted volcanic origin, the prevailing rock being basaltic lavas, intersected occasionally by dikes, and an active volcano and hot springs are said to exist in the south-west of the island.
Crater lakes are Telaga (lake) Budas, in the crater of the volcano of the same name in the south-east, and Telaga Warna, on the slopes of the Gede, famous for its beautiful tinting.
Slope of the extinct volcano Ala-geuz, according to legend, built by Armais, a grandson of Haik, in 1980 B.C., and the capital of the Armenian kings till the and century A.D.
In the neighborhood of ~ ~, Nagasaki, over the celebrated solfataras of Unzen-take KlilshIiI (called also Onsen) stands an extinct volcano, whose summit, Fugen-dake, is 4865 ft.
"Yes, a regular volcano," said the count.
It is upon the line of the rim of the inner crater of the great volcano, while Tusculum and Algidus Mons mark the edge of the earlier outer crater, which was about 7 m.
Only two other mountains in KishiC need be mentioneda volcano (3~,I3 ft.) on the island Sakura-jima, in the extreme south; and Kirishiina-yama (5538 ft.), on the boundary of Hiuga, a mountain specially sacred in Japanese eyes, because on its eastern peak (Takachiho-dake) the god Ninigi descended as the forerunner of the first Japanese sovereign, Jimmu.
After the war, wells were drilled at Burning Springs, Oil Rock, California House, Volcano, Sandhill and Horseneck, and in the years1865-18763,000,000 bbls.
2 Port Lloyd, the chief anchorage (situated on Peel Island), is considered by Commodore Perry - who visited the islands in 1853 and strongly urged the establishment of a United States coaling station there - to have been formerly the crater of a volcano from which the surrounding hills were thrown up, the entrance to the harbour being a fissure through which lava used to pour into the sea.
Many regard them as products of an extinct volcano; according to others they are of vegetable origin (they are found in conjunction with gypsum).
Popa, a detached peak in the Myingyan district, belongs to this system and rises to a height of nearly 5000 f t., but it is interesting mainly as an extinct volcano, a landmark and an object of superstitious folklore, throughout the whole of Central Burma.
North-north-east of Yenangyaung the extinct volcano of Popa rises to a height of 3000 ft.
A little farther south enclosing the fertile plain of Aizu (Aizu-taira, as it is called) several important peaks are found, among them being lide-san (6332 ft.) Azuma-yama (7733 ft.), which, after a long interval of quiescence, has given many evidences of volcanic activity during recent years; Nasu-dake (6296 ft.), an active volcano; and Bandai-san (6037 ft.), A terrible interest attaches to the last-named mountain, for, after having remained quiet so long as to lull the inhabitants of the neigh.
Slope of the extinct volcano of Rocca Monfina, 27 m.
The boundary between Russian and Turkish Armenia, having Ararat at its eastern extremity and the extinct volcano of Kessa-dagh (11,260 ft.) at its western.
East of the town rises Mayon, an active volcano, and the rich volcanic soil in this region produces hemp, rice and coco-nuts.
The Nevado de Toluca, an extinct volcano, rises to a height of 14,950 ft.
Chief among them are the snowy peak of Lirima (19,128 ft.) over the ravine of Tarapaca, the volcano of Isluga overhanging Camilla, the Bolivian peak of Sajama, and Tocora (19,741 ft.) near the Bolivian frontier.
Farther north the Misti volcano rises over the city of Arequipa in a perfect cone to a height of over 20,013 ft., and near its base are the hot sulphur and iron springs of Yura.
Hence the mountain has served as a type for the general popular conception of a volcano, and its history has supplied a large part of the information on which geological theories of volcanic action have been based.
Vast p PRINTED If ouds of dust and stones, blown out of the crater and funnel of ie volcano, were hurled into the air and carried for hundreds miles, the finer particles falling to the earth even.
The numerous deep ravines which indented the des of the prehistoric volcano, and still form a marked feature I the outer slopes of Somma, have on the south side served channels to guide the currents of lava from the younger)ne.
On one of the ridges Itween these radiating valleys an observatory for watching ie progress of the volcano was established by the Neapolitan)vernment, and is still supported as a national institution.
The best known are Chiokai-zan, called Akita-Fuji (the Fuji of the Akita province), a volcano 7077 ft.
Aso-take is still an active volcano, but its eruptions during recent years have been confined to ashes and dust.
There are neither sulphuric exhalations nor escapes of steam at present, and it would seem that this great volcano is permanently extinct.
A volcano-promontory at the Pacific end of the Tsugaru Strait: a finely formed cone surrounded on three sides by the sea, the crater breached on the land side.
In diameter - of an extinct volcano, the rim of which rises in several Rivers.
Above it rises the fourcratered volcano of Pacaya (8390 ft.), which was in eruption in 1870.
Coast of the South Andaman; the remarkable marine volcano, Barren Island (1 so ft.), quiescent for more than a century, 71 m.
Of Port Blair; and the equally curious isolated mountain, the extinct volcano of Narcondam, rising 2330 ft.
By rail), and near the south-west foot of the volcano Misti which rises to a height of 19,029 ft.
The whole series was evidently deposited in shallow water on the summit of a submarine volcano standing in its present isolation, and round which the ocean floor has probably altered but a few hundred feet since the Eocene age.
Immediately from the shores, while the mountains of Tongariro, Ngauruhoe, an active volcano, and Ruapehu, a snow-clad peak, back the view to the south and mark the limit of the great volcanic line which extends 160 m.
An extinct volcano occurs at Aden, and volcanic rocks are found at other places near the Straits of Bab-el-Mandeb.
VESUVIUS (also Vesevus in ancient poems), a volcano rising from the eastern margin of the Bay of Naples in Italy, about 7 m.
But the bundant steam given off by the volcano seems to have con- c ensed into copious rain, which, mixing with the light volcanic V
Ily increasing in violence, the volcano burst into renewed ~
Izuno Oshima (Vries The volcano on this island is called Island) (lIti) 2461.
It is beautifully situated among the hills at the foot of the Salak volcano, about 860 ft.
In 1699 Batavia was visited by a terrible earthquake, and the streams were choked by the mud from the volcano of Gunong Salak; they overflowed the surrounding country and made it a swamp, by which the climate was so affected that the city became notorious for its unhealthiness, and was in great danger of being altogether abandoned.
From the foot of the volcano Purace, near the source of the Cauca and on one of its small tributaries, 5712 ft.
Robespierre, who was himself on the brink of the volcano, remembered the venomous sallies in the Journal de Paris.
Australia possesses one mountain which, though not a volcano, is a " burning mountain."
Sakura-jima (Kago- An island-volcano, with several parasitic shima Bay) 3743.