Why Do People Live near Volcano?

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People take the risk of living near volcanoes as the land there is very fertile and good for agriculture. A volcano is an outlet, in a planet's surface or crust, which permits hot magma, volcanic ash, and gases to flee from the surface.
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I think so. Like what if you live in a island.
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Geothermal energy is created by the eruption, which generates
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funny as it may sound, but ground near volcanoes is particularly fertile. this attracts people that either harvest natural vegetation or farm their own. ancient people recognized
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Originally, early man would have seen it as god like and used it to offer sacrifices, who wouldn't want to live near a god? Also, it offered good hot water springs and ash is an excellent
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Locals collect the sulphur and sell it,the heat from underground steam is used to drive turbines and produce electricity or to heat water supplies that are then used to provide household heating and hot water,volcanic rocks are rich in minerals and lastly volcanoes attract millions of visitors every yearfor different reasons.
People live near volcanoes for many reasons. It could be that they grew up there and do not want to leave the area, or they simply like it and feel it's worth the possible risk of eruption.
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