These Awesome Volcano Pictures Will Leave You In Complete Awe Of Nature

They look like something straight out of The Lord of the Rings — but these volcanos are for real.

There’s nothing quite like seeing a volcano to witness the awesome power of nature’s most destructive and creative force.

From the slumbering slopes of Mount Etna in Italy to the otherworldly beauty of Popocatepetl in Mexico, these images will amaze you. Scroll down to see these smoking giants showing off their wrath and beauty.

Amazing picture of volcano Montserrat

One of the most dramatic pictures of a volcano I’ve ever seen. This one is on the island of Montserrat in the Caribbean