A Somma volcano ( or a volcano from the Somma - type) consists of a caldera at the center of a volcanic cone has developed. It is named after the location in southern Italy Monte Somma stratovolcano in the summit caldera of the cone of Vesuvius was formed.
A large number of Somma - volcanoes can be found on the Kamchatka Peninsula and the neighboring Southern Kuriles.
Known Somma - volcanoes are:
- Cosigüina (Nicaragua )
- Aira caldera, Kyushu (Japan)
- Ebeko, Paramushir ( Kuril Islands )
- Kolokol Group: Kolokol, Mountain, Borzov, Trezubetz; on Urup, ( Kuril Islands )
- Krenizyn, 1325 m high, in the caldera Tao Rusy, Onekotan, Kuril
- Medvezhia, Iturup ( Kuril Islands )
- Milna, Simuschir ( Kuril Islands )
- Teide, Tenerife (Canary Islands)
- Tyatya, Kunashir ( Kuriles )
- Urataman, Simuschir ( Kuril Islands )
- Monte Somma and Vesuvius (Italy )
- Saretschny, Kamchatka Peninsula