Volcanoes by Levi Baker

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Volcano by Levi Baker

What Is A Volcano?: 

What Is A Volcano? A volcano is an opening, or rupture, in a planets surface or crust, which allows hot, molten rock, ash, and gasses to escape from below the surface.

What and Where Are Volcanoes?: 

What and Where Are Volcanoes? Volcanoes are places where molten rock and magma breaks through the surface of the crust. Volcanoes are usually found where tectonic plates are pulled apart or pushed together, or where the crust is stretching or thinning in places. An example of where volcanoes occur is in California.

Top Ten Volcanic Eruptions: 

Top Ten Volcanic Eruptions 1. Tambora, Indonesia 2. Krakatoa, Indonesia 3. Mount Pelee, Martinique 4. Ruiz, Columbia 5. Unzen, Japan 6. Laki, Iceland 7. Kelut, Indonesia 8. Galunggung, Indonesia 9. Vesuvius, Italy 10. Vesuvius, Italy

Latest Major Eruption: 

Latest Major Eruption The latest major eruption was Klyuchevskaya. It happened on July 2007

Statistic of Klyuchevskaya: 

Statistic of Klyuchevskaya The latest eruption of this volcano was in Kamchatka, Russia. As far as I know, nobody was killed.

More About Klyuchevskaya: 

More About Klyuchevskaya Klyuchevskaya is a stratovolcano that is still active today, which makes ascents to observe it is very dangerous. It is has a composite cone, a pyroclastic flow, and is on the Klyuchevskaya Sopka mountain range.

Special Things About Klyuchevskaya: 

Special Things About Klyuchevskaya Its first recorded eruption occurred in 1697, and has almost been continually active since. It is said that when the god Volkov created the world, this was the point at which he held it, and so it remains unfinished, unsealed, and that explains the volcanic activity.

How Volcanoes Affect The World: 

How Volcanoes Affect The World Most volcanoes are very devastating to people living near or around them. The worst eruption in recorded history was Tambora, that killed 92,000 people.

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