... the past 10,000 years is extinct. The extinct volcano no longer has a lava
supply. An extinct volcano is no longer near an active geologic hot spot, if it ever
What is the difference between an active, erupting, dormant and extinct volcano?
An active volcano is a volcano that has had at least one eruption during the ...
A dormant volcano would then be one that hasn't erupted in the past 10,000
years, but which is expected to erupt again. An extinct volcano would be one that
Aug 19, 2015 ... You hear the terms all the time, but what is meant by an active, dormant or extinct
The classification of volcanoes which is called dormant would be a volcano that
is not erupting or predicted to erupt in the near future. However, it has done so in
An extinct volcano is one that no longer has a source of magma underneath it,
and therefore has no way to erupt. Volcanologists don't describe a volcano as d...
Did you know some volcanoes can ''sleep'' for thousands of years while others
erupt at regular intervals? In this lesson, we will learn why some...
Some examples of extinct volcanoes include Aconcagua in Argentina, Mount
Kenya in Kenya, Mount Ashitaka in Japan and Mount Buninyong in Australia.
A quiet volcano is considered dormant. Dormant volcanoes are volcanoes that
have not actively erupted in the past 10,000 years, but still have the potential to ...
Sep 8, 2010 ... Quite a lot of volcanic activity has been reaching the news lately — Sinabung in
northern Sumatra, a possible eruption in the Congo and ...