7 dormant volcanoes you may not know about

Beautiful on the outside, these sleeping giants may one day awaken with destructive power.

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Mount Bental, Golan Heights, Israel

Mount Bental is part of a chain of volcanoes spanning along the eastern edge of Israel's Golan Heights.

From the top of this dormant volcano, formed from a series of eruptions 100,000 to 700,000 years ago, you can witness spectacular views of the Hula Valley, Mount Hermon and the Golan. Its last eruption is said to have occurred more than 50,000 years ago.

The surrounding nature reserve is covered in trees and is home to a wine vineyard. There are several hiking trails, as well as opportunities to visit local farms and restaurants.

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