World top 10 highest active Volcanoes - Geography for You

World top 10 highest active Volcanoes

All the 10 highest active volcanoes in the world are all located on South America in the Central Andes of Northern Chile, Argentina, and Peru- 

1. Ojos del Salado volcano
 Ojos del Salado volcano
 Ojos del Salado volcano (Credit)
➽6887 m / 22,595 ft
➽Chile / Argentina
➽Nevados Ojos del Salado is the world's highest active volcano. It is located on the Chile/Argentina border, about 20 km south of the road that crosses Argentina-CHile border at Paso de San Francisco.

2. Llullaillaco volcano
Llullaillaco volcano credit
➽6739 m / 22,109 ft
➽Chile / Argentina
➽Llullaillaco is the world's highest historically active volcano. It is on the border between Chile and Argentina and belongs to the Puna de Atacama

3. Tipas volcano
Tipas volcano
Tipas volcano (pic credit)

➽6660 m / 21,850 ft

➽Cerro Tipas (also known as Cerro Walter Penk) volcano is a massive volcanic complex in NW Argentina located immediately SSW of its better known neighbor, 6887-m-high Nevados Ojos del Salado

4. Cerro el Condor volcano
Cerro el Condor volcano
Cerro el Condor volcano (fig credit)
➽6532 m / 21,430 ft
➽Cerro el Cóndor is a large stratovolcano located in NW Argentina. it is one of the few larger volcanoes which are completely inside Argentina.

5. Coropuna volcano
Coropuna volcano
Coropuna volcano
➽6377 m / 20,922 ft
➽Nevado Coropuna volcano in southern Peru is the largest and highest active volcano in Peru. It rises majestically 4500 m from the surrounding terrain and forms an 10x20 km E-W elongated complex.

6. Parinacota volcano
Parinacota volcano
Parinacota volcano
➽6348 m / 20,827 ft
➽Volcán Parinacota volcano is a symmetrical young stratovolcano in northern Chile near the border with Bolivia. Along with older Pomerape (6222 m) volcano 4 km to the NE it forms the Nevados de Payachata volcanic group.

7. Chimborazo volcano
Chimborazo volcano
Chimborazo volcano
➽6310 m / 20,702 ft
➽Chimborazo volcano is Ecuador's highest active volcano and the highest in the Northern Andean Volcanic Zone. The massive, ice-capped stratovolcano lies at the southwest end of the main Ecuadorian volcanic arc, the so-called "Avenida de los Volcanes" ("Avenue of Volcanoes") and is located ca. 150 km SSW of Quito and 28 km NW of the town of Riobamba.

8. Pular volcano
Pular volcano
Pular volcano

➽6233 m / 20,449 ft
➽Pular is a stratovolcano in the Antofagasta Region of northern Chile, NW of the Salar de Pular and 15 km from the border with Argentina. The volcano belongs to a 12-km long chain of several vents and volcanoes, which have erupted extensive lava flows.

9. Aucanquilcha volcano
Aucanquilcha volcano
Aucanquilcha volcano
➽6176 m / 20,262 ft
➽Aucanquilcha is a massive stratovolcano in the Central Volcanic Zone of the Andes in northern Chile. Volcán Aucanquilcha (also known as Cerro Aucancquilche) is the youngest of about 20 volcanoes and cones that form the Aucanquilcha Volcanic Cluster and one the largest volcanoes of northern Chile.

10. San Pedro volcano
San Pedro volcano
San Pedro volcano
➽6145 m / 20,161 ft
➽San Pedro volcano in the Atacama desert of northern Chile is one of the highest active volcanoes in the world.
San Pedro volcano is a twin volcano with 2 peaks, San Pedro (the western summit) and the older sister volcano San Pablo (6092 m) in the east

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