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Volcanic Islands

Hawaii, Japan
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Nikki Jorgenson

on 5 May 2010

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Transcript of Volcanic Islands

Learn About Volcanic Islands Mountains ..In the sea Hawaii Indonesia Papua New Guinea The Phillippines New Zealand Mauna Loa ..is part of the Hawaiian islands ..biggest mountain in the world!! ..13,448 ft is above sea level Picture of where volcanic islands are... Hot Spots.. The Pacific Plate ...a place that experiences volcanism due to rising mantle plume or other causes Hawaii R'eunion Yellowstone Galapagos Iceland Examples: Climate ..they lie on the edge of the Earth's tectonic plates About.. Global Warming Ring of Fire a place where large numbers of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur can be called: the circum-Pacific belt or circum-Pacific seismic belt climate change to the earth can
lead to volcanic eruptions volcanos have a large amount of
sulfur dioxide and ash can lead to widespread distruction and
loss of human life a direct result of plate techtonics and the movement and collisions
of crustal plates has 452 volcanos and is home to 75 percent of the world's active and dormant volcanos The San Andreas fault is located on
the Ring of Fire belt is 42,000 km in a horseshoe shape volcanoes can help lead to global warming ash clouds and dust can block out the sunlight from Earth which can lead to "The Haze Effect" Hawaiian Islands formed over 70 million years ago made up of 8 major islands known as "shield volcanos" which means they are built accumulated lava flows By: Nikki Jorgenson :) lava as it crashes into ocean not much rainfall,
just has tropical winds
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