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volcanoesBy Tara
What is a volcano? A volcano is a landform where molten rock  erupts through the surface of the planet. The name volcano...
Lava and                Magma     Magma is liquid rock inside a                            volcano.Lava is liquid rock tha...
How many volcanoesare there?There are 1510 active volcanoes in theworld.There are 80 or more volcanoesunderneath the ocean...
Did youknow?Volcanoes are likegiant safety valvesthat release thepressure that buildsup inside the Earth.
Famous Volcanoes Mt Vesuvius – Italy Mt St. Helens – United States of America
How does a Volcanowork?
Volcanoes on other planets            Mars                            Jupiter There are many volcanoes       Jupiter’s m...
Iceland Iceland is half the size of Victoria. It has 30 active volcanic systems. In 1783 a volcano (Skaftareldar) erupt...
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  1. 1. volcanoesBy Tara
  2. 2. What is a volcano? A volcano is a landform where molten rock erupts through the surface of the planet. The name volcano comes from the name of VULCAN, a god of fire in Roman mythology.
  3. 3. Lava and Magma Magma is liquid rock inside a volcano.Lava is liquid rock that flows out of the volcano.
  4. 4. How many volcanoesare there?There are 1510 active volcanoes in theworld.There are 80 or more volcanoesunderneath the oceans on Earth.
  5. 5. Did youknow?Volcanoes are likegiant safety valvesthat release thepressure that buildsup inside the Earth.
  6. 6. Famous Volcanoes Mt Vesuvius – Italy Mt St. Helens – United States of America
  7. 7. How does a Volcanowork?
  8. 8. Volcanoes on other planets Mars Jupiter There are many volcanoes  Jupiter’s moon is the most on Mars. volcanically active object in the solar system. It erupts all These volcanoes are extinct the time. and do not erupt anymore.  It’s lavas are the hottest known in the solar system. They get to 1,500°C.
  9. 9. Iceland Iceland is half the size of Victoria. It has 30 active volcanic systems. In 1783 a volcano (Skaftareldar) erupted for a whole year. The volcano killed one quarter of the people living in Iceland at the time.
  10. 10. The endI hope you enjoyed it.

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