Popular Volcanic and Geothermal Attractions

Active lava flows, Strombolian eruptions, Lava lakes, Fumaroles/ steam vents, Geysers and Hot Springs, Boiling ponds, Sinter terraces, Boiling mud pools, and Crater lakes. These are a few examples of natural landforms and features of interest for volcano tourists. Because of the common and close relationship of volcanoes and geothermal springs both will be discussed on this web forum. For more information on hot springs, their origin and their occurence click the 'Geothermal' tab.








Active fumaroles in the crater of White Island, New Zealand.
Photo by P. Erfurt-Cooper.