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Volcanoes and Volcanic Eruptions

Volcanic ExplosivityVolcanic Explosivity Volcanic Explosivity: Rating volcanic eruptions based upon the volume of tephra ejected. Mount VesuviusMount Vesuvius Vesuvius: Geology, history, maps, facts and more about Vesuvius Volcano. Chaiten VolcanoChaiten Volcano Chaitén: Geology, history and facts by Jessica Ball. St. Helens - 30 YearsMount St. Helens - 30 Years Mount St. Helens - 30 Years: Two USGS videos review the eruption and its impact.
Igneous RocksIgneous Rocks Igneous Rocks Descriptions and photos of common rocks. Yellowstone CalderaYellowstone Caldera Yellowstone Supervolcano: Three USGS videos explain the history and eruptive activity. Mount EtnaMount Etna Mount Etna the most active volcano in Europe, continues an eruption that started in 2001. Wrong Volcano?Novarupta The most powerful eruption of the 20th century was blamed on the wrong volcano.
Types Of EruptionsTypes Of Eruptions Types of Volcanic Eruptions: Article & photos by Jessica Ball. Volcanic HazardsVolcanic Hazards Volcanic Hazards: Learn about the many dangers of volcanoes. CalderasCalderas Calderas are large volcanic craters formed by some of Earth\'s largest eruptions. Dangerous VolcanoMount Rainier Mount Rainier: A dangerous volcano with a history of deadly lahars and pyroclastic flows.
How Kilauea WorksHow Kilauea Works How Does Kilauea Work? Discover the underground plumbing system of Kilauea. Great Rift ValleyGreat Rift Valley The East Africa Rift System: Learn about the East Africa Rift. Deepest VolcanoDeepest Volcano Deepest Volcano Erupting 4000 feet below the Pacific. Galeras VolcanoGaleras Volcano Galeras Volcano: Colombia\'s most active volcano. Article by Jessica Ball.
Hawaiian Hot SpotHawaiian Hot Spot How did the Hawaiian Islands Form? The power of a moving plate over a stationary hot spot. What is a Maar?What is a Maar? What is a Maar? The second most common volcanic landscape feature on Earth. Teaching TectonicsTeaching Tectonics Teaching Plate Tectonics with Easy-to-Draw Illustrations Dallol VolcanoDallol Volcano Dallol Volcano: is one of the strangest landscapes on earth - at 269 feet below sea level.
Kilauea EruptionKilauea Eruption Photos USGS Photos: Kilauea Eruption! Photos of lava flows, ashfall and other eruption effects. Solar SystemSolar System Volcanoes Solar System Volcanoes: On other planets & moons. Mars VolcanoOlympus Mons Olympus Mons: The largest solar system volcano. Mount ClevelandMount Cleveland Mount Cleveland is an active volcano in the Aleutian Islands and a threat to air traffic.
Stromboli VolcanoStromboli Volcano Stromboli Volcano Geology, history, facts and more by Jessica Ball. Tao-Rusyr CalderaTao-Rusyr Caldera Tao-Rusyr Caldera was the site of a massive volcanic eruption about 9000 years ago. Arenal VolcanoArenal Volcano Arenal Volcano: Geology, history & hazards. Jessica Ball. Santa Maria VolcanoSanta Maria Volcano Santa Maria: A volcano in Guatemala. Produced one of the largest eruptions of the 1900\'s.
Redoubt VolcanoRedoubt Volcano Redoubt: Facts, history, geology, and hazards by Jessica Ball. CO2 Rich LavasCarbonatite Lava Flows: Carbonatite Lava Flows: CO2 - rich lavas flow like motor oil. Volcanic AshVolcanic Ash Volcanic Ash: Learn about volcanic ash and volcanic dust. Largest VolcanoesLargest Volcanoes Tamu Massif might be the largest volcano but Mauna Kea and Ojos del Salado are rivals.
Eruption PhotosEruption Photos Spectacular Eruption Photos: A collection of volcanic eruption photos by USGS, NASA, NOAA. Pavlof VolcanoPavlof Volcano Pavlof Volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in North America and a threat to air traffic. Lö\'ihi SeamountLö\'ihi Seamount Lö\'ihi Seamount is a submarine volcano that could become an island in the Hawaiian Chain. Volcanoes on VenusVolcanoes on Venus Volcanoes on Venus: the planet\'s surface is covered by lava flows and shield volcanoes.
Sutter ButtesSutter Buttes Volcano in the Great Valley: An eroded volcanic feature that is a surprise in the Great Valley. Volcanic LightningVolcanic Lightning Redoubt Volcano Lightning: Photographs of lightning in the Redoubt Volcano ash cloud.    
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