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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volcanic_belt

A volcanic belt is a large volcanically active region. Other terms are used for smaller areas of activity, such as volcanic fields. Volcanic belts are found above zones of unusually high temperature ... For example, volcanoes in Mexico and western North America are mostly in volcanic belts, such as the Trans-Mexican Volcanic ...

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A volcano is a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava ... Therefore, on Earth, volcanoes are generally found where tectonic plates are diverging or converging, and most are found underwater. .... Volcanic cones or cinder cones result from eruptions of mostly small pieces of scoria ...

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What is the Ring of Fire? The 'Ring of Fire' is a volcanic chain surrounding the Pacific Ocean. The 'Ring of Fire' is famous for its regular earthquake and volcanic  ...

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Sep 29, 2010 ... Many of the world's active volcanoes are located around the edges of the ... " effusive" volcanoes, like Iceland and Hawaii, are found mostly ...

www.dkfindout.com/us/earth/volcanoes/where-are-earths-volcanoes

Information about where volcanoes are found from the DK Find Out website for kids. Improve your knowledge on volcano locations and more with DK Find Out.

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Most of the Earth's volcanoes are located around the Pacific Ring of Fire because that the location of most of the Earth's subduction zones. A subduction zone is ...

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Jan 18, 2013 ... Many volcanoes lie where you can't see them. ... For land-based volcanoes, the Ring of Fire around the Pacific Ocean reigns. Credit: Cyrus Read/ ... Secret Behind Formation of Volcanic 'Ring of Fire' Found. Author Bio ...

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Apr 10, 2015 ... Here are the countries most at risk of a deadly volcanic eruption, according to an international team of experts known as the Global Volcano ...

www.earthobservatory.sg/faq-on-earth-sciences/where-can-we-find-volcanoes-earth

Most volcanoes are found near subduction zones and mid-ocean ridges. This explains why the map of volcanoes on Earth matches so well the map of tectonic  ...