• Question: Are the volcanoes around the world, mostly active, dorment or extinct.

    Asked by littlet to James on 19 Nov 2013.
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      James Hickey answered on 19 Nov 2013:

      Hi littlet!

      This is very difficult to know and I don’t think anyone has ever tried to work it out. If I had to make an ‘educated’ guess I would say they are mostly extinct, and that active volcanoes are probably the least common.

      Sorry I can’t be more precise.