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Transcript of Mt. Pinatubo
This volcano erupted at least eight times! Mount Pinatubo is located in the Philippines in Asia. It's coordinates are: 15.13 N, 20.35 E. Geography: Plate Tectonics The Eurasian Plate and the Philippine Mobile Belt are causing Mount Pinatubo to form. A convergent plate boundary is creating Mount Piantubo. Geography Type of Volcano The Eurasian Plate is sliding under the Philippine Mobile Belt, to form Mount Pinatubo. The city closest to this volcano is Angeles City. Mount Pinatubo's lava is made of basalt and a mixture of andestic lava and rhyolite. Composition Mount Pinatubo is a stratovolcano with a wide summit caldera. Mount Pinatubo produces a quiet, but extremely violent eruption. Tephra: a fragmental, comes out of Mount Pinatubo. Effects of Mount Pinatubo Zambales, Tarlac, and Pampanga Legend:
Ancient legend tells of Bacobaco, the terrible spirit of the sea, who could metamorphose into a huge turtle and who threw fire from his mouth. When being chased by the spirit hunters, Bacobaco fled to the mountain and dug a great hole in its summit showering the surrounding land with rock, mud, dust and fire for three days; howling so loudly that the earth shook. that are very near Mount Pinatubo. are all provinces of the Philippines Story:
Before Mount Pinatubo's eruption, Philippine president Ramon Magsaysay named his C-44 presidential plane Mount Pinatubo. He then crashed in 1957, killing 24 people and himself. ount inatubo Optional Video There are a lot of farmers living close to Mount Pinatubo, because the soil close to the volcano is great for growing, because of all the minerals in the soil that come from the volcanic ash. Roofs collapsing, volcanic ash, damages of the respiratory system, toxic gases, irritating gases, being buried alive, and mud flows are all hazards associated with Mount Pinatubo. Eruption
History Mount Pinatubo's most recent eruption occured in February, 1993. Past Eruptions:
July 9th, 1992
April 2nd, 1991
1450 ± 50 years
1050 BC ± 500 years
7030 BC ± 300 years
7460 BC ± 150 years The following video is optional: Bibliography P M Websites:
"Mount Pinatubo." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 03 Aug. 2012. Web. 08 Mar. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Pinatubo>.
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"Global Volcanism Program | Pinatubo | Summary." Smithsonian Institution. Web. 12 Mar. 2012. <http://www.volcano.si.edu/world/volcano.cfm?vnum=0703-083>
YouTube. Web. 16 Mar. 2012. <http://www.youtube.com/>. Bibliography This is a picture of Mount Pinatubo's most recent eruption. This is a picture of the lake in Mount Pinatubo. This picture locates Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines. This is a picture of Mount Pinatubo erupting in 1993. This is a picture of a 3D stratovolcano cross section. This is another picture of Mount Pinatubo erupting in 1993. This is a picture of Mount Pinatubo's wide summit caldera. Thanks for watching!