You asked: What are the two major active volcanoes in East Africa?

Two neighboring volcanoes in Zaire’s (today’s Democratic Republic of the Congo) Virunga National Park, Nyamuragira and Nyiragongo, are responsible for nearly two-fifths of Africa’s historical eruptions.

What are the two major inactive volcanoes in East Africa?

Shira was the first volcano of the group to become inactive, followed in turn by Mawensi and Kibo.

How fast is Africa splitting apart?

The three plates are separating at different speeds. The Arabian plate is moving away from Africa at a rate of about 1 inch per year, while the two African plates are separating even slower, between half an inch to 0.2 inches per year, according to Macdonald.

Is there a volcano in Ghana?

The Buem volcanic rocks of Ghana form part of the Dahomeyide Chain on the southeastern flank of the West African Craton. … Gravity data suggest that the outcrop is a section across a rift zone of a large volcano whose eroded core now lies under the Voltaian Basin.

Which country has no volcano?

Venezuela has no recognized volcanoes.

What is the most dangerous volcano in the world today?

A recent PBS documentary identified Kilauea, on the island of Hawaii, as “The Most Dangerous Volcano in the World.” A curious choice, in my opinion, for any rating of a volcano’s danger must take into account both the intrinsic hazard and the number of lives at risk. Eruptions of Kilauea are certainly spectacular.

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What is the most dormant volcano in the world?

Haleakala, World’s Largest Dormant Volcano, Hawaii.

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