The western side of Luzon Island comprises a belt of active volcanoes with Taal Volcano being one of them. Reputedly the world’s smallest active volcano, it takes about only 45 minutes to reach the island by boat and roughly 20 minutes to reach the volcano’s peak.
What is the hottest volcano?
New bathymetric and gravity mapping, refined volume calculations and petrologic analyses show that the Hawaiian volcano Pūhāhonu is the largest and hottest shield volcano on Earth. This ∼12.5-14.1 Ma volcano in the northwest Hawaiian Ridge (NWHR) is twice the size of Mauna Loa volcano (148 ± 29 vs.