Why Are There so Many Active Volcanoes in Indonesia?

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Indonesia has many active volcanoes because it is located in the Pacific ring of fire. The volcanoes there are formed due to subduction zones between the Eurasian Plate and the Indo-Australian Plate.
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Indonesia is close to the subducting zone of the Eruasian plate and the Indo-Australian plate.
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Home to Earthquakes and Volcanoes of the Earth The "Ring of Fire" is an arc stretching from New Zealand, along the eastern edge of Asia, north across the Aleutian Islands
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There many volcanoes on Indonesia.Some are active and some are
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There's a total of 130 active volcanoes in Indonesia. Source(s): research
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