Piton de la Fournaise

Piton de la Fournaise

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Piton de la Fournaise is a shield volcano on the eastern side of Réunion island in the Indian Ocean. It is currently one of the most active volcanoes in the world, along with Kīlauea in the Hawaiian Islands, Stromboli and Etna in Italy and Mount Erebus in Antarctica. A previous eruption began in August 2006 and ended in January 2007. The volcano erupted again in February 2007, on 21 September 2008, on 9 December 2010, which lasted for two days, and on 1 August 2015.

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Website

fournaise.info

Location

Saint-Philippe
Réunion

Coordinates

21.24292° S, 55.70877° E
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