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America’s most dangerous volcanoes are on the West Coast

May 12, 2018

In this May 7, 2018 photo, Mount Rainier is seen at dusk behind the Murray Morgan Bridge in downtown Tacoma, Wash. The eruption of the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii has geologic experts along the West Coast warily eyeing the volcanic peaks in Washington, Oregon and California, including Rainier, that are part of the Pacific Ocean's ring of fire. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Here are the 10 most dangerous volcanic mountains in the U.S., according to the U.S. Geological Survey:

1. Kilauea, Hawaii

2. Mount St. Helens, Washington

3. Mount Rainier, Washington

4. Mount Hood, Oregon

5. Mount Shasta, California

6. South Sister, Oregon

7. Lassen Volcanic Center, California

8. Mauna Loa, Hawaii

9. Redoubt, Alaska

10. Crater Lake, Oregon

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