Volcanoes explode out of openings in the earth where lava bursts through. Typically the volcanoes are assumed to erupt from the top, or peek. However, it is common for a volcano to also erupt from the side of the cone shaped volcano.
Asked in Volcanoes
Does an island composite volcano explode rapidly or slowly?
The phrase "explode slowly" is an oxymoron. Composite volcanoes, regardless of whether they are island volcanoes or mainland volcanoes, will produce both explosive and non-explosive eruptions. ...
Asked in Volcanoes, Geology
What term is given to large depressions associated with volcanoes that form when volcanoes explode or collapse into the earth?
The rare phenomenon you're talking about is called a calderas. Caldera is the term given to large depressions associated with volcanoes that form when volcanoes explode or collapse into the earth. ...
Asked in Health, Animal Life
Why is it important for us to know about volcanoes?
because if people are not informed about volcanoes they could erupt and explode and kill us all and we wouldnt have any protocol to escape it. ...
Asked in Shopping, History of Europe, Greenland
Are there volcanoes in Denmark?
Yes there are such things as volcanoes in denmark because they are buried right under neath the ocean waves and the waves could possibly wake the volcanoe up and it could explode into anything that you dont want it to be. This could be the awesomeast day of someone's life that likes volcanoes. they would love to see a volcanoe explode in mid air without someone to hold their hand with. ...