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Answered 2014-06-25 17:24:55

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.

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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.

What are the disadvatages of volcanoes?

Um...they explode and kill people...

Does the volcanoes in Spain still explode?

no they dont occur

How are volcanoes related to science?

Volcanoes are related to science because scientists try to figure out how they explode.

What term is given to large depressions associated with volcanoes that form when volcanoes explode or collapse into the earth?

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What term is given to large depressions associated with volcanoes that form when volcanoes explode or collapse in the Earth?

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Why do some volcanoes erupt and why others explode?

Some Volcanoes erupt while some don't because there are alot of different volcanoes but they all do the same thing.

What is built up in volcanoes?

magma/lava builds up pressure and explode

Why does volcano erupt or explode?

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In what weather conditions does a volcano explode best?

Weather has no effect on the explosive properties of volcanoes.

Why don't Hawaii islands explode?

They do! Check out the Volcanoes State Park at Kilauea on the Big Island. They have volcanoes that have been going for 30 years now.

Why do Japan's volcanoes have steep slopes?

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Why do volcanoes erupt or explode?

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Why does mt Etna explode?

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Does a cinder cone volcano erupt violently?

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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.

Why do volcanoes explode after years of silence?

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How many volcanoes in Hawaii erupted?

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Why do some volcanoes explode more violently than others?

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Does a volcano have to explode?

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