A volcanic eruption is the expulsion of magma and gas from the Earth's interior. Most current volcanic eruptions are the result of one of three eruption...
When a volcano erupts, hot magma (molten rock), gases and volcanic ash are emitted. The explosiveness of the eruption depends on the consistency of the magma and the amount of pressure built up prior to eruption.
Several types of volcanic eruptions—during which lava, tephra (ash, lapilli,
volcanic bombs and blocks), and assorted gases are expelled from a volcanic
vent or ...
Visible activity of the volcano has been relatively low during the past week. Only
a strong steam plume mixed with low ash contents has been emitted, but there ...
This is a photo of a volcanic eruption
of Mount Kilauea, Hawaii. More »
Nov 1, 2014 ... This is the top 10 deadliest volcanic eruptions in history. These volcano eruptions
destroyed civilizations, plunged global temperatures, and ...
Volcanoes are vents in Earth's surface where molten rock, ash and gases erupt.
Some volcanoes are active, others dormant and others extinct.
Watch spewing volcanoes, descending lava, and a truck try to escape a lava trap.
The following table lists the deadliest volcanic eruptions in the world on record
according to name, year, number of deaths, and major cause of deaths. In 1812 ...
Definition and characteristics. Volcanic eruptions happen when lava and gas are
discharged from a volcanic vent. The most common consequences of this are ...