12 Sizzling Volcanoes (PHOTOS)

09/03/2012 08:53 am ET | Updated Nov 03, 2012
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A natural phenomenon even most hardcore travelers never get to see in action, volcanoes are among the world's most fascinating wonders.

Whether it's a mountain that blows smoke rings or a majestic, snow-capped peak that's been dormant for decades, here are some volcanoes that overflow with beauty.