Where Do Volcanoes Mostly Occur?


Volcanoes mostly occur at plate boundaries found in the Earth's crust. Most of the earth's volcanoes occur on the ocean floor and are not visible to us. Others occur on the edges of continents where one plate dives beneath another plate.
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Volcanoes usually occur on or around the edges of tectonic plates. The most active volcanic region is the Ring of Fire, which encircles the Pacific Ocean. The edges of many tectonic plates are located there.
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