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Volcanoes are shaped like mountains, but they eject lava due to tectonic activities beneath the Earth's surface. This can result in eruptions, depending on the intensity and the type of volcano, and cause damage.
%REPLIES% Answer if it is a fast vibation, it could be a bad wheel bearing, if it is a little slower, it could be an out of balance wheel. Happy vibration hunting :) Answer the problem you may be expiriencing could be warped discs. if they are warp your steering wheel will vibrate n shake,…
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The Yellowstone Caldera is the volcanic caldera in Yellowstone National Park in the United States. The caldera is located in the northwest corner of Wyoming, in which the vast majority of the park is contained. The major features of the caldera measure about 55 kilometers (34 mi) by 72 kilometers (4…
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The evacuation from Dunkirk saved 338,226 soldiers [British & French]. Although a massive amount of equipment was lost, Dunkirk was probably Hitler's greatest mistake next to attacking Russia because if he had pressed home his attack he would have as good as wiped-out the army and destroyed mor…
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%REPLIES% Answer You'd need to look in a few books to get a good answer to this question. Also what would we consider long term? 50-60 years in history is the blink of an eye. Maybe the 'lasting effects' of World War II. One could be the continuing, but so far relatively brief, role of the U.S.…
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There were approximately 500,000 people living in Nanking when the Japanese attacked. Over 300,000 civilians were killed by the Japanese in brutal ways that even the Nazis living in Nanking at the time were horrified. During the Rape of Nanking, Chinese were not the only target; Americans and other …
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It releases nutrients into the water and the lava cools. It can Also cause a tsunami. A tsunami is a giant wave that washes away entire cities. >:o
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The earthquake that hit Tagnshan, China on 28 July 1976 measured between 7.8-8.2 on the Richter Scale. Around 240,000 people were killed during the earthquake and in the aftermath.
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The countries affected were:GermanyAreas annexed by Germany (such as Austria, the Czech lands)German satellite states (like Slovakia)Countries invaded by Germany, like the NetherlandsMost of Germany's allies, especially Croatia and Romania
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Answer This is a completely subjective question and cannot be answered objectively. (Many FAQ Farmers offered opinions such as, "This would be the French, as an army is supposed to actually fight, instead of prancing around the fields of France picking flowers.")
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Magma is a term for rock in liquid form. It differs from lava only in 1 respect, its location. Whilst lava is the name for liquid rock released from a volcano in an eruption, magma is the name for liquid rock found beneath the surface of a planet. The temperature for magma is around 700-1300 degrees…
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Answer - Not Scaremongering If and when the Cumbre VIeja erupts the chance of a "Mega Tsunami" that could destroy cities is VERY VERY REMOTE!! Why? Because unfortunatly the most sensational theory of all has gotten the most media attention. That being that the entire mountain will collaps into the …
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2 plate tectonic plates that move away from each other. The most active divergent boundaries are between mid-oceanic ridges . A divergent boundary is an area in the Earth's crust where two plates have been pulled apart like at a spreading center.A divergent boundary is when two plates are moving aw…
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The negative effects of MAP are irregular bleeding or a earlier than normal period or later than usual period or the small chance that the pill doesn't work and you become pregnant.There are no known long-term effects of the levonorgestrel morning after pills, although unprotected sex can lead to se…
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Underground Crystals They are older; more time to form.
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Bodies of Maurice and Katia Krafft Not sure, but I'd say they were burned to ashes. Since they were overrun by the pyroclastic flows from Mt Unzen which could easily exceeded 1000 degrees F. This would have burned them to a crisp and also buried them under many feet of ash. There are many people fro…
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Most Active United States VolcanoesAmong the most active volcanoes in the US are:WASHINGTON STATE: Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainier, Mount BakerOREGON: Mount HoodCALIFORNIA: Long Valley Caldera, Lassen Park, Mount ShastaNEW MEXICO: Bandera FieldIDAHO: Craters of the MoonARIZONA: San Fransico FieldThe…
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The 1883 eruption ejected approximately 21 cubic kilometres (5.0 cu mi) of rock, ash and Pumice . and generated the loudest sound historically reported: the cataclysmic explosion was distinctly heard as far away as Perth in Australia approx. 1,930 miles (3,110 km), and the island of Rodriges approx.…
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Yes. However, those volcanoes have not erupted in billions of years.
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The ruins of Pompeii are world famous. They are located in Italy, southeast of Naples. In 79 AD, the volcano Mount Vesuvius erupted and entombed the city in a deep layer of burning hot volcanic ash. Although they lived at the foot of the volcano, the inhabitants ignored the early rumblings and smoke…
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The firing of General MacArthur by Pres. Truman was stupid and irresponsible. General MacArthur wanted to bomb Red China in to oblivion with nuclear bombs at that time. Red China did not have a nuclear capability at that time. It does now and is the world's largest exporter of illegal drugs in the w…
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lamp go "POOF!" Light It may be very bright, but not for very long!
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Although under popular belivie Hitler did not kill the most people, a man from the Soviet Union named Joeseph Stalin killed nearly 45 million thats about 33 million more than Hitler.
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Answer The main thing at this stage is that your out of it. Your mind needs time to clear from all the garbage these types put in it. In time you will be able to process it more. Staying busy right now will help if you are depressed. Take eash stage as it comes. Answer Stay busy with the righ…
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The first volcanic eruption happened before the first human existed. The earth has had erupting volcanoes since just about the first years that it existed - about four and a half billion years ago. In fact, some of the best places for finding the fossils of ancient humans are in east Africa because …
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A current theory that is widely accepted and supported by a great deal of evidence is that organisms were significantly affected by the environmental effects of the Chicxulub meteor impact, leading to the disruption of the food chain and the extinction of nearly 60% of the existing species that exis…
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To make a volcano, the following steps are to be followed : 1. The first step is to sculpt your volcano out of the sand. Take special care to hollow out the inside of the volcano so that you can place the plastic cup inside. The easiest way to do this is with a spray bottle of water. Take the time …
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Answer no, extrusive because it is made by lava not magma.
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On average, at about the rate that fingernails grow, approximately 3-4 cm per year. This is variable, however, often even across an individual plate, from between 1-2 cm per year for the slowest moving plates to around 10 cm per year for the fastest.
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Mt Fuji is a volcano. Mt fuji was formed due to an explosion which made a hole in the shape of a cone which mt fuji.
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its probably your tensioner pully that's squeeling, not expensive, if purchased at an auto parts store.
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Geeks can be cool too :) Just be yourself.
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There are no active volcanoes on the Australian mainland or in its island state of Tasmania.For thousands of years, the only active volcano on Australian territory was Big Ben, which is located on Heard Island, one of Australia's external territories. More recently, there has been considerable volca…
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The study of volcanoes is volcanology. The study of volcanoes is called volcanology. Volcanologists are the people who study volcanoes. A volcano is very unpredictable but volcanologists can use different tools to study them and help to predict eruptions. +++ It's Vulcanolog [y / ist] - with a "u".…
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The study of volcanoes is volcanology.
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about 100 or less kilometers. the Alaskan earthquake lasted about 5 minutes and had a magnitude of 9.2 in Richter scale. that was a very destructive earthquake since it is the third strongest earthquake read by the seismograph in the world and the strongest in north America.
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Most lava or magma types will fall in a temperature range of 1300-2400oF (700 to 1300oC). It all depends on the type of lava. It depends on the type of lava. Basaltic lava, the most common type, is 1,800 to 2,100 degrees Fahrenheit. Other types of lava are cooler. The lowest temperature lava is the…
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There are a large number of plates which vary considerably in size. Below is a list of most of the larger tectonic plates: Plate Area (Sq Km) African - 61,334,000 Antarctic - 60,916,000 Arabian - 5,010,900 Australian - 47,152,000 Caribbean - 3,319,000 Cocos - 2,860,000 Eurasian - 67,811,000 I…
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When rock inside the Earth becomes hot enough, it melts. This molten rock, or magma, is less dense than the surrounding solid rock. Just as an object that is less dense than water will float on the water, the relatively low density of the magma causes it to rise to the surface of the Earth. In the m…
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It really is impossible to predict how the Earth would be impacted if the heat from the interior of the planet that powers plate tectonics were to suddenly cease to exist, or if that heat never existed in the first place, because that is how planets are formed. But, for the sake of argument, let's s…
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Probably like Mars, which apparently does not have plate tectonics. Among other things, plate tectonics causes mountains of various kinds; midocean ridges where oceanic plates pull apart; volcanoes above subduction zones at "the other end of the conveyor" where one oceanic plate slides under anothe…
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Volcanoes produce many different types of rocks but the 3 main sections that you put the rocks into is either metermorphic rocks, igneous rocks or the sedimentry rocks. Example: Pumice and obsidian = igneous rocksLimestone= sedimentary rockPhyllite= metamorphic rockAn igneous rock is one that comes …
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No one knows when a volcano is going to become active again. The Cascade Range is one of the most active volcanic areas in the world, and new activity is to be expected. The Three Sisters area in central Oregon is perhaps the next most likely area to see volcanic activity, as it has been swelling se…
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No. Uranus is a gas giant and doesn't have a solid surface like the rocky bodies of the solar system, such as Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars and many moons. It is theorised to have a solid iron core, but this wouldn't allow for volcanic activity. Uranus' moon Ariel has many features that are theorised …
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According to the US Geological Survey, Mauna Loa is considered to be the world's largest volcano in terms of volume and area covered. Please see the related link for more information. http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/maunaloa/ The Yellowstone Caldera in northwestern Wyoming (Yellowstone Park) is the world'…
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Hundreds of detectable earthquakes can occur around the world each day. Many more can occur yet be too small for some of the most sensitive seismometers to even detect.
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There have been 9,000,000 people reported to have been killed by the eruptions of El Misti. It is the most active and well known volcanoes of Peru.
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since Pompeii was buried 10' deep of ash billions were killed and everything and everybody were "frozen in time" the Pyroclastic flow killed people of Pompeii instantly because the flow was so hot that it burned people with hard casts. If you go their today you can still see the bodies of people who…
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Hotter zones within the mantle are less dense than areas closer to the crust which have given up energy by heat transfer. Variations in density plus other influences determine the size and activity within a convection cell. The cell can be thought of as a rotating wheel, driven by these energy d…
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Extremely large volcanic eruptions, which eject gases and material high into the atmosphere, can trigger lightning.
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Krakatoa, or Krakatau, is a volcano near the Indonesian island of Rakata in southwestern Indonesia, in the Sunda Strait between Java and Sumatra.
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Volcanoes are formed usually near plate boundaries, most commonly divergent/constructive plate boundaries, such as the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Here the crust is moving apart and causing melting due to a decrease in pressure. The magma rises, filling the cracks in the crust and forms fissure volcanoes an…
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because of the hot, molten lava under the earth's mantle
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The Ring of Fire is an arc stretching from New Zealand along the eastern edge of Asia, north across the Aleutian Islands of Alaska, and south along the coast of North and South America. It has intense earthquake and volcanic activity and is home of 75% of the worlds active volcanoes.
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Convection currents are vertical movements of fluids driven by heat. Hot fluids rise because they are less dense than cold fluids which sink. The best example would be soup boiling - stuff in the soup comes to the surface over the flame and sinks back towards the edges of the pot. -----------------…
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About 90% of volcanoes on earth are located at the boundaries where tectonic plates meet. There were two mechanisms as to why this happens. Where an oceanic plate collides with a less dense oceanic or continental plate, it is forced down into the mantle, taking some seawater with it. This water seep…
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There are four main types of volcanoes, namely Shield Volcanoes, Composite Volcanoes, Cinder Cones and Acid-lava Volcano. Shield Volcanoes: Large base area Gentle slope Contains basic lava Frequent eruptions Quiet and gentle eruptions Very tall in height due to large base area Composite Volcan…
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How do you make an electric volcano? ITS SIMPLE WELL MAYBE NOT IF youu are over 2000 years old but its possible with friends so trust me and follow these directions first you will need two spark plugs but really before anything you need to construct the body ok i sugest paper mache ok its nice let …
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you would be able to feel the vibration of it on the gound...or even on the walls.....
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this is because of platectonics volcanoes are formed when two plates underground crash into each other like this:--><-- casung the ground above to form a mountain but volcanoes have the same procces but with the top plates and the plates closer to the core of the earth therefore causing a volc…
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As the crust moves it shakes the Earths crust, which causes Earthquakes. It relates to volcanos because of ocean floor spreading.
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Where most will ever see a werewolf, or lycanthrope, will be in plain sight among the rest of humanity. You may have see one before in a class or at work or outside in the open. These people may not even know they are werewolves so imagine how difficult it is for someone else to find them. If one i…
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Underwater volcanoes have several means of formation: so called 'hot spots' in the Earth's mantle in which case magma oozes through the oceanic crust; plate subduction, where the denser oceanic plate moves under the less dense plate and melts upon contacting the mantle, and volcanism created by dive…
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Volcanoes are holes in the Earth's curst that erupt when lava gets too hot. So when lava starts to boil it starts to look for a hole and epurts.
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Answer A weak hot spot in the Earth's mantle pushing magma up making a giant mountain like structure. And if the lava flows enough it could make the cooling lava into rock forming an island like Hawaii's islands.
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Basaltic. There is more gas content than in most basaltic magma so that when  a cinder cone erupts, The pressure builds up and makes the eruption somewhat explosive. Tephra, or dried lava/magma, is shot up, and joined to the volcano making it larger.
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Volcanic eruptions are caused when magma from the magma chamber of the Earth rises up the pipe and out of the vent. Magma is continuously supplied from the mantle of the Earth. Shield volcanoes usually have a gentle eruption, as it contains basic lava. Acid-lava and composite volcanoes usually have …
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The oceanic crust is formed at mid Atlantic ridge.A chain of under water mountain range with active volcanic activities pushes apart the new ocenic crust.Note that if ocean floor is created then it is also consumed else where at a subduction zone situated in pacific ocean so called ring of fire.Othe…
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Of course, there were many eruptions that formed valleys and sometimes destroying villages and cities. there were lots of eruptions, the most importants were: 1532,1524,1744,1768,1903-1904, 1942,1738,1877,1907,1906,1886,1880,1853,1742,1766,1940,1939,1931,1928-1930, 1895,1698,1860-1862,1750,1803,1865…
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Answer There are several kinds of compressors--reciprocating, screw, centrifugal. We'll use a reciprocating compressor in this example. It's got a piston moving back and forth in a cylinder to compress the air. (It's like a car engine, and you can get a kit to turn an old Volkswagen engine int…
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Lava is constituted of magma, molten rock formed deep inside Earth. When lava is thrown out of an erupting volcano, it is a liquid at temperatures from 700 °C to 1,200 °C (1,300 °F to 2,200 °F). Its color is red-hot, but as the lava cools downs and solidifies in rocks, it turns to the same rock …
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The Earth's crust is made out of humungous plates called 'Tectonic plates.' These plates move around a lot. They usually move past really slowly and smoothly. Sometimes, however, these plates crack and split, leaving a gap in the crust of the earth. This allows the molten rock, or 'Magma', from the…
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it is tambora
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tombora from Indonesia
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Answer Volcanic eruptions range from explosive to quiet depending on the viscosity of the magma & the amount of dissolved gases. Felsite volcanoes are the most viscous & the most explosives. The explosive products from a volcano are called pyroclastic rocks. Thus the most explosive volcan…
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because the geysers crash through the valleys and create layers of thin cinder cones that land through assofoniam clinbitchers
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A cinder cone is a volcano that occurs near a volcanic vent. It is from "small" to "medium" height compared to other types of volcano, and it has steep sides built up of volcanic (clastic) rock. The sides are not "strong" as such, and if it erupts and expells lava, the lava will push out the weakest…
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Volcano place year Number of deaths Tambora Jambawa, Indonesia 1815 92,000 Krakatau Krakatau, Indonesia 1883 36,500 Mount Pelle Martinique, west Indies 1902 29,000 Nevada del Ruiz Armero, Columbia 1985 25,000 Mount Enta Sicily, Italy 1669 20,000 Mount Vesuvius Bay of Naples,…
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As the moon rotates around the Earth it's gravity pulls on us, making tectonic plates move along with making waves.
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A volcano is an opening from the Earth's surface into pools of hot liquid rock (magma) beneath the Earth's crust. The opening allows magma to expand and erupt, where it takes the form of lava, ash, cinders, or gas. Because the magma is under extreme pressure from the overlying crust, ejections of th…
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the most recent was mount Helena in 1980
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Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. This includes volcanoes that haven't erupted for thousands of years.
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James Cook officially discovered it in 1778. However the Hawaiian Islanders had found it about 1300 years earlier.it was discovered by the Marquesas and Tahitians in the early 800's
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Krakatau erupted in 1883. The Guinness Book of World Records describes it as "10,000 times as powerful as the Hiroshima bomb". first official record was in 416AD, information taken from the Javanese Book of Kings indicate the eruption was Krakatoa
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Answer The only state that does contain an active glacier is Alaska. Glacier National Park in Montana still has glaciers, but they are all in serious retreat. It is estimated that at the current rate, by 2030, they will be gone.
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One of the environmental damages regards pollution of the air around the mine. Another damage regards a change in the soil composition in the area.
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Pompeii was discover in 1592.
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Answer it really depends on the environment. if its near the sea then it should be able to cool within an hour. if its in some other environment, then it would probably take at least a day. Molten magma and lava become solid rocks because dissolved gas. After the gas dissolves it becomes hard.
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The largest volcano on Earth is Mauna Loa, Hawaii, with an area of 5271 km2, more than half of the "big island" of Hawaii. It is also the largest in volume, at more than 75,000 km3. The Mauna Loa (long island) ridge extends for more than 120 km, but at a slightly lower elevation than Mauna Kea to th…
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It all depends what drugs you're talking about. Some can kill you while some have little to no long term effects, or even help you deal with a disease or condition. Again, depending on the drug, undesirable effects can include: Problems with memory and learning; Distorted perception (sights, sounds…
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cuz it circles the pacific ocean
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Convergent plate collision.
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Answer Most likely just what happened with Mount St. Helen's. A sudden, explosive eruption that couldn't be anticipated even with modern technology. So it's even less likely that, in the time that Vesuvius erupted and buried Pompeii, people would have anticipated the eruption and by the time it d…
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