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Mt. Fuji

by Kate Thompson

Madeleine Student

on 30 January 2013

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Transcript of Mt. Fuji

A Japanese Volcano Mount Fuji! Location: -located in Honshu, Japan
-largest in Japan
-100 km from Tokyo, Japan
-lies on top of smaller volcanoes
-Eurasian plate
-North American plate
-Filipino plate Formation: -formed 100000 years ago
-3 formation periods
-Ko Mitake period
-base for volcanoes
-Ko Fuji period
-last ice age
-lava flow on west side
-Shin Fuji period
-small lava flow
-ended 4500 years ago Eruptions: -no recent erruptions
-last recorded in 1707, mild quake
-magma chamber pressure high
-big quake coming scientist say
-explosive Size: -3776 meters (high)
-800 meters (diameter) Craters: -100 small craters
-1 main crater at summit stratovolano-cone composite Biblography: Earth Observatory. 28 Jan. 2013. <http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=39099>.

Fuji. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. 28 Jan. 2013. <http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=0803-03=>.

More about Volcanoes. 28 Jan. 2013. <http://science-at-home.org/more-about-volcanoes/>. Image.

Mount Fuji: Symbol of Japan. National Geographic Education Beta. 28 Jan. 2013. <http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/media/mount-fuji/?ar_a=1>.

Mount Fuji Trivial Fact Quiz. Shizuoka Prefecture. 28 Jan. 2013. <http://www.pref.shizuoka.jp/a_foreign/english/fujiquiz/answer03.html>. Facts and Image.

Vincent Van den Storme. 28 Jan. 2013. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTyyybuhvlE>. Video.

Volcano Discovery. 28 Jan. 2013. <http://mobile.volcanodiscovery.com/fuji.html>.
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