·3-A volcano is...·4-Inside a volcano·5-Types of volcanoes·6-A story from the past·7-Volcanoes under the sea·8- Mout s.t helens·9-Krakatoa·10-Teide·11-Etna
I...A volcano is a mountain. Most of thetime, it looks like any other mountain, butsometimes it shoots out gas, ash andburning rock. This is called an eruption.
IInside every volcano there is a deep hole.It goes deep down inside the Earth. It is sohot there that some of the rocks melts.
IThere are three types of volcanoes: active volcanoes,dormant volcanoes and extint volcanoes.-Active volcanoes: They erupted in the past and they canerupt again.-Dormant volcanoes: These volcanoes are sleeping. Thereare dangerous too.-Extinct volcanoes: Extinct volcanoes are volcanoes we thinkcant erupt again.
IVesuvius is an extint volcano in Italy. It isa very famous volcano. One afternoon in79 a.d. People from Pompeii heard aloud noise. It was Vesuvius. All thepeople started running out of theirhouses. But the cloud of ash coveredPompeii. Thousands of people died.People forgot about Pompeii for 1,500years. One year some people starteddigging and they found Pompeii. Theyfound streets, shops and houses.
IThere are lots of volcanoes under the sea. They are two thirdsof the world active volcanoes. The Galapagos are volcanicislands.They are near the coast of Ecuador. There are 13 bigisland and 6 smaller islands. There are still eruptions in theGalapagos Islands.Mauna loa in hawaii is bigger than any other volcano in theworld.
IIts in Washington, U.S.A.Its an active volcano.The most important eruption was in 1980. There was an earthquake. At the beginin it was 2,950 m and at theend 2,550m high !
IIts in Indonesia.Its an active volcano.The most important eruption was in 1883.There were 36,417 people dead.There were lots of tsunamies too.
ITeide is a volcano in Canary Islands(Spain).Its an active volcano.The last eruption was in 1909.A lot of tourists visit this volcanoevery year.
IEtna is a volcano is Sicily, (Italy). Its an activeVolcano. Mount Etna erupts every few years, thebiggest eruptions were in 2002-2003.The huge column of ash could be seen from thespace and Lybia.
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