World map color-coded by level of touristiness, based on analysis of photos on Panoramio. Yellow indicates high touristiness, red medium touristiness, and blue low touristiness. Areas having no Panoramio photos at all are grey.
Though the eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano caused major air travel problems across Europe, it ranked relatively low on the Volcanic Explosivity Index. Here's a look at biggest volcanic eruptions from across the globe over the past 200 years.
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