Such is the raw power of the eruption and the deadly molten lava they spew theyre one of the most feared natural forces on the planet. And whats worse is that we cannot predict when they will dramatically wake from slumber.
But now in the 21st Century, are scientists getting close to predicting volcanic eruptions and potentially saving thousands of lives?
This UK première film takes viewers to the front lines of volcano research, examining the new tools and techniques that are starting to reveal what makes a volcano tick.
During its global tour, Deadliest Volcanoes travels to Iceland, Italy, the Yellowstone National Park in the US, and Japan to reveal the timeless mystery and spectacular danger posed by natures most explosive force.