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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There is no simple answer to this question. It all depends on what you mean by active. A volcano can rest for a month or a thousand years and then erupt. So was it an active volcano
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The exact number of volcanoes is unknown. 50-70 volcanoes are active
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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 Observatories
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There are at least 1,500 active volcanoes around the world. Indonesia has the most volcanoes, by far. Inactive volcanoes have run their life cycle. Ask KGB!!
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