Oldest Volcano?


The oldest volcano is most likely Mount Etna which is approximately 350000 years old. Majority of the known active volcanoes appear to be less than 100000 years old. This mountain is located on the east coast of Sicily, near Catania and Messina.
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Mount Vesuvius is the oldest volcano.
The oldest volcano is Mt. Etna and that is about 350,000 years old. The
The oldest volcano is probably Mt. Etna and that is about 350,000 years old. Etna is located on the east coast of Sicily.
Vesuvius was recorded by Pliny the Younger c. 79AD Mr Pliny jnr. recorded it at the time and that is the oldest recorded eruption There have been older eruptions which have been recorded
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A caldera near McDermitt, Nevada in Yellowstone National Park is the oldest volcano in the world at 16.5-million-year-old.
The oldest active volcano on Earth is probably Mount Etna, which is believed to be about 350,000 years old. There are other volcanoes which are older, but are now dormant.
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Mt. Etna is considered the oldest volcano in the world. Its first recorded eruption took place around 1500 B.C.E. Since that date, the volcano is believed to have ...
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