• Question: What is your favourite volcano and why?

    Asked by reenexox to James on 12 Nov 2013. This question was also asked by laurenhughes03, isobelr.
    • Photo: James Hickey

      James Hickey answered on 12 Nov 2013:

      Hi reenexox.

      My favourite volcano at the moment is Sakurajima in the south of Japan. I went there in July and saw it erupt numerous times. It was so amazing to see the explosive power it has. It’s also a beautiful setting as the volcano is on a small section of land that used to be an island so you can get a perfect view from the nearby city. Or, if you’re like us, you can go onto the volcano as it erupts and watch the ash cloud float over your head. There are a couple photos of this on my profile page, and if you’re lucky you might seen an eruption on a live webcam here: http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/volcano-live-webcams.html