How Many Volcanoes Are There in the World?

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The exact number of Volcanoes is unknown. There are different types of volcanoes, e.g. volcanic fields with several eruption centers, mountains with single vents, volcanoes on the seafloor. About 1300 volcanoes have erupted in the past 10,000 years.
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No one is sure exactly how many volcanoes there are in the world, however it is estimated that there are approximately 1,500 active volcanoes throughout the world. Scary thought!
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There are over 1,600 volcanos that are currently active
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The exact number of volcanoes is unknown. 50-70 volcanoes are active
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Arenal Arenal volcano is located in the northern region of Costa Rica. It is 7,000 years old and has been quite active since July 1968, according to the World Organization of Volcanic
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