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1

Where are volcanoes found

At destructive and constructive plate margins

2

What happens at a destructive plate margins

Oceanic plate goes under the continental plate because it’s more dense

3

How is a volcano formed

Oceanic plate moves to the mantle
A pool of magma is formed
Magma roses through vents
Magma erupts onto the surface forming a volcano

4

How is a volcano formed at a constructive plate margin

Magma roses up into the gals created by the plates moving apart to form a volcano

5

What is a hotspot

When volcano forms over parts of the mantle that are really hot

6

What can happen when a volcano erupts

Emits gases, lava, ash

7

Primary effects for a volcano

Crops are damaged
Water supply are contaminated when ash falls
People animals and plants are suffocated by volcanic gases

8

What are the secondary effects of a volcano

People left homeless
Damaged or destroyed businesses cause unemployment and loss of income
Tourism can be disrupted just after it happens

9

What are immediate responses for a volcano

Evacuate people before the eruption of it was predicted
Rescue people cut off by damage to roads or bridges

10

What are long term responses of a volcano

Repair and rebuild if possible or resettle

11

What are the advantages and disadvantages of volcanoes

Positive
Tourism
Gives of geo thermal energy
Produces fertile soil
Negative
Lava flow
Sea-a tusanimi can occur
Damage tourism industry