Why are there volcanoes?

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Despite volcanoes posing as a danger to human activities they bring with them their advantages. We have volcanoes because they provide resources which are viable for extraction of energy commonly referred to as geothermal resources. The ash which is collected after the volcano is used as soil for cultivation and is rich in minerals.
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We have volcanoes because their is a liquid core in the Earth. Sometimes the earth shifts and the hot magma shoots out creating lava. Volcanoes are a part of nature.
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