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The only active volcano in India, the Barren Island, is present in Andaman Islands
Barren Island is the only active volcano in South Asia, not just India. This small 3-km-wide island, located approximately 135 km northeast of Port Blair, contains a 1.6-km-wide crater partially filled by a cinder cone that has been the source of eruptions since the first was recorded in 1787.
One interesting fact about India is that it was the first country to develop sugar extraction and purification processes.