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Top Ten Volcanoes
Every volcanologist and geologist in the world has their own top 10 list of
volcanoes in the world - here is the list from the Editor of MountStHelens.com - the
foremost travel authority on North America's most famous volcano:

The World's Top 10 Volcanoes:

1.   Mount St. Helens - Washington State
2.   Mount Vesuvius - Italy
3.   Mt. Fuji - Japan.  Currently Dormant
4.   Mt. Kilauea & Mauna Loa - Hawaii
5.   Mount Kilimanjaro - Tanzania.  Currently dormant.
6.   Popocatepetl - Mexico
7.   Mount Etna - Greece
8.   Krakatoa - Indonesia
9.   Mount Pelee - Martinique
10. Alaska Volcanoes -  Shishaldin Volcano, Mount Redoubt, Mount Augustine,
Mount Katmai


The Continental U.S. Top 10 Volcanoes:  

1.  Mount St. Helens, Washington State
2.  Mount Mazama - Crater Lake, Oregon
3.  Yellowstone Caldera, Wyoming
4.  Mount Rainier - Washington State
5.  Mount Lassen, California
6.  Mount Shasta, California
7.  Pikes Peak, Colorado
8.  Craters of the Moon - Idaho
9.  Devils Tower - Wyoming (volcano core)
10. Mount Hood - Oregon
11. Haystack Rock - Cannon Beach ( technically a lava flow formation )


Top 10 Geographic Places see in the United States

1. Yellowstone National Park
2. Grand Canyon
3. Mount St. Helens
4. Mount Rushmore
5. Devils Tower
6. Bryce Canyon
7. Redwoods National Forest
8. Yosemite
9. Crazy Horse
10.Crater Lake

Honorable Mention:
Niagara Falls, Mount Rainier, Death Valley, Zion Park, The
Everglades, Badlands.


"Best of the West"

 Best Restaurant: Cadillac Restaurant, Jackson, Wyoming
 Best Souvenir Store: Wall Drug, South Dakota
 Best National Park: Yellowstone
 Best Adventure Tour: Mount St. Helens Helicopter Tour
 Best General Campground: KOA, West Yellowstone
 Best Free Visitor Center: Forest Learning Center, Mount St. Helens
 Best Fee Visitor Center: Natural History Museum, Vernal, Utah
 Best Man-made Attraction: (tie) Mount Rushmore & Crazy Horse


                                 
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