Asked in Volcanoes
3 famous volcanoes?
They include: Mt. Vesuvius, Naples in southern Italy, Krakatoa on the Indonesian island of Krakatoa and Mauna Loa is located on the Big Island of Hawaii. After 400 years of dormancy, Indonesia's Mount Sinabung has woken up from its slumber with an eruption that has already displaced 30,000 people. ...
Asked in Krakatoa
Was Krakatoa in 1883 more explosive than Mt St Helen's in 1980?
Yes, far more explosive. The eruption of Krakatoa was more than 10 times larger than the 1980 eruption of Mount St Helens. ...
Asked in Volcanoes
What is the last big volcano eruption?
i think the biggest one is mt vesuvius mt Hawaii or mt ruapehu i think so NO! the last big volcano eruption was Mt Pinatubo. The last massive eruption was Mt Tambora in 1815, and the last super eruption was Lake Toba 73,000 years ago. Toba wiped 60% of the human race. Mt Vesuvias was tiny compared to Tabora and also Krakatoa. ...
Asked in Mountains
What were the effects of the eruption of mt shasta?
There were a number of hazardous effects of the eruption of Mt. Shasta. The lava and debris flows resulted in to deaths and many causalities as it extended up to 20 kilometers away. ...
Asked in Science, History of Asia, Volcanoes
How did mt Krakatoa gets its name?
Mt.Krakatau got its name because the island it was formed on is called Krakatou and since it is the only mountain there it was named after the island. Anak Krakatou was formed after an eruption of Krakatou and it is so named as anak means child so it is Krakatoa's child. ...
Asked in Geology
What volcanos are in the ring of fire?
First of all, the ring of fire looks more like a lasso. I'm not sure about all the volcanoes, but I think these are most of them. Mt. St. Helens: located in Oregon, USA, had a Plinian type eruption in 1980. Is Composite (made of tephra and lava) volcano. Mt. Rainier: located in Washington, USA. Last eruption in 1894. Considered one of the most dangerous. Is composite. Mt. Garibaldi: located in British Columbia; founded by Giuseppe Garibaldi. Is composite. Mt. Fuji: Honshu, 60 miles southwest...