Asked in United Kingdom, Volcanoes
Why are there not volcanoes in the United Kingdom?
There are actually some volcanoes in the UK (Snowdonia, Edinburgh, Lake District) , but they are old and extinct volcanoes. This is because the UK is in a tectonically quiet place in the world. We don't live near any fault lines of tectonic plates, meaning that there is little activity because there are no plate collisions. ...