The most popular volcanoes in the world

Ljuljajljako — the highest

Of course, first of all this volcano can be nominated in nomination as the most difficult to pronounce, but most of all it is known in the world as the highest among all active volcanoes on the planet Earth. This is understandable, its highest point above sea level is located at an altitude of 6,739 meters.

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But on this all the attractions of the volcano Ljuljajljako do not come to an end, he in his sleeves was saved quite a lot of trump cards. Firstly, throughout the year, even in the warmest days on top of the mountain there is a zone of eternal snows. Secondly, there is a volcano directly on the border of two states — Argentina and Chile. Thirdly, Ljullyaylako has a very interesting neighbor, more accurately a neighbor and we are talking about the Atacama Desert. Fourthly, various numerous archaeological studies on the volcano itself and on its surroundings always bring researchers a large number of findings. For example, here were found traces of ancient civilizations and ancient tools of their labor. Relatively recently, in 1999, during the expedition to the top of Ljullyaylako three mummified bodies of children were found, most likely they were sacrificed and they did it about 500 years ago.