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Where do Volcanoes occur? - Geoscience Australia

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Volcanoes can remain inactive, or dormant, for hundreds or thousands of years before erupting again. During this time they can become covered by vegetation ...

Volcanoes - United States Search and Rescue Task Force

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Why Do Volcanoes Erupt? Deep within the Earth it is so hot that some rocks slowly melt and become a thick flowing substance called magma. Because it is ...

10 Most Hazardous Countries For Volcanoes (Photos) - Live Science

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Apr 10, 2015 ... Here are the countries most at risk of a deadly volcanic eruption, according ... though the volcano did not erupt, according to historical accounts.

USGS FAQs - Volcanoes General - How Do Volcanoes Erupt?

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Some volcanic eruptions are explosive and other are not. How explosive an eruption is depends on how runny or sticky the magma is. If magma is thin and ...

Volcanoes - Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids

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An extinct volcano is one which has erupted thousands of years ago and there's no possibility of eruption. Why do volcanoes erupt? The Earth's crust is made up  ...

Do volcanoes occur in the ocean? - NOAA's National Ocean Service

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Volcanic eruptions occur only in certain places and do not occur randomly. This is because the Earth's crust is broken into a series of slabs known as tectonic ...

Where do most volcanoes occur? | Reference.com

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Most volcanoes occur in the basin of the Pacific Ocean, also known as the Ring of Fire. ... Where do tsunamis mostly occur? ... How do stratovolcanoes erupt? Q:  ...

How Do Volcanoes Erupt? - Universe Today

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May 26, 2016 ... Volcanoes come in many shapes and sizes, ranging from common cinder cone volcanoes that build up from repeated eruptions and lava ...

Why do volcanoes erupt? What creates eruptions? - eSchooltoday

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Find out what the earth make-up is, and how extreme pressure build up inside the earth forces molten matter to be expelled out to the surface, causing a volcanic ...

Volcanoes and volcanic eruptions - BBC

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A secondary school revision resource for GCSE Geography covering key facts about volcanoes and volcanic eruptions.

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Where Does Volcanic Activity Occur? | Earth 520: Plate Tectonics ...

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Volcanic activity occurs at two types of plate boundaries: mid-ocean ridges and subduction zones. At mid-ocean ridges, basaltic eruptions produce new sea-floor  ...

Why are there volcanoes? Why do they erupt? | Volcano World ...

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Volcanoes erupt because of density and pressure. The lower density of the magma relative to the surrounding rocks causes it to rise (like air bubbles in syrup).

How often do volcanoes erupt? | Volcano World | Oregon State ...

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Eruptions. Well that depends on the volcano . Some volcanoes erupt very often ( and some like Kilauea almost never stop). On the other hand, some volcanoes ...