List of active volcanoes includes volcanoes which are erupting, or have erupted in modern times. Many volcanos have erupted dozens of times in the past few thousand years, but are not erupting at this moment. Some scientists consider a volcano active if it has erupted in the holocene (historic times) period. Given the long lifespan of such volcanos, they are very active.
India’s only active volcano, the Barren Islands volcano, located in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, erupted for about four hours in January this year, say scientists attached to the Goa-based.
List of active volcanoes includes the volcanoes which are currently erupting, or have erupted in the last 10,000 years. An example of an active volcano is Mount St. Helens in the United States (US). Most scientists consider a volcano active if it has erupted in the holocene (historic times) period. There are more than 1,500 volcanoes that could be active today.
India’s only live volcano in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands which had started showing activity in the year 1991 after being dormant for over 150 years has once again started spewing ash, the researchers at Goa based National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) said today. “The only live volcano in the Andaman and Nicobar islands is erupting once again. The Barren Island volcano, located 140.
Highlights. India's only active volcano is spewing smoke and lava once again Barren Island volcano is located 140-km north-east of Port Blair Scientists recovered coal-like black pyroclastic.
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India has a list of six volcanoes including the only live one, Barren Islands volcano which also happens to be the only confirmed active volcano in South Asia. The first recorded volcanic eruption here dates back to 1787. A conventional way of classifying magmatic volcanoes is by their frequency of eruption.
India’s only active volcano — the Barren Island volcano — in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is again spewing lava and ash, according to a team of scientists from the Goa-based National.