Papua New Guinea
Fergusson Island’s volcanoes, the largest of which rises approximately 6,800 feet above sea level, are extinct, but a variety of geysers, hot springs, and fumaroles prove the area is still very geothermally active; in fact, natives cook their food in boiling pools.1 2 3 4 With a surface area of just over 500 square miles, Fergusson Island is the largest of the D’Entrecasteaux Islands, which sit off the southern tip of New Guinea.
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