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Geomorphology: Volcanic Activity Role in the planet earth agility



Geological Importance of Volcanic Activity, Ring of Fire, Dormant Volcanoes Facts, Features, Science, Impact on Weather

Interior parts of the continent are generally free from volcanic activity. Most of the active volcanoes are found in the pacific region which is thus called the Pacific Ring of Fire.

Volcanoes are closely related to the regions of intense folding and faulting.

A volcano is a mountain that opens downward to a pool of molten rock below the surface of the planet earth. When pressure builds up, volcanic eruptions occur.

Most of the Volcanoes occur alongside coastal mountain ranges. Some types of volcanoes found on islands and in the mid oceans.

Volcanoes locked in the continent usually present in a dormant state (free from volcanic activity).

On the planet earth, the most number of active volcanoes are present in the pacific region. Pacific Ring of Fire is famous for its active volcanoes.

A volcanic eruption can cause lava flows, hot ash flows, mudslides, avalanches, falling ash, and floods.

An active volcano covers a danger area of around 36 Kilometer in radius.

The most important point about the planet earth's upper crust is that more than 80% of the earth's surface is volcanic in origin. This tells about the warm and catastrophic past of the planet earth.

Tere is a great role of gaseous emissions in the formation of the planet earth's atmosphere.


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