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Volcano - Wikipedia

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A volcano is a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava ... Erupting volcanoes can pose many hazards, not only in the immediate vicinity of the .... Like ...

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 ...

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. Most volcanoes are ... Why do earthquakes and volcanoes happen mostly in the same place? ... How many people died when Krakatoa erupted? Q: ...

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 ...

How Do Volcanoes Erupt? - Universe Today

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May 26, 2016 ... Volcanic eruptions are driven by a combination of mechanisms, which include pressure and heat in the Earth's mantle, as well as tectonic ...

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).

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  ...

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.

What causes a volcano to erupt and how do scientists predict ...

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When a part of the earth's upper mantle or lower crust melts, magma forms. A volcano is essentially an opening or a vent through which this magma and the ...

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 ...