Essays Tagged: "volcano"

Volcanoes and People: There is another submitted essay that was posted by me that had not been correctly pasted. Here is the full essay. It discusses Volcanoes, the effect on people and vica verca.

Volcanoes and PeopleWhen people think of volcanoes, visions of blazing eruptions spewing molten lava ... and massive destruction, usually come to mind. What we don't usually think about is how people and volcanoes have been closely associated for thousands of years. People often settle and live near vol ... luding rich soils for farming, useful minerals, and hot springs.In this project we will explore how volcanoes affect the people who live near them; and how people effect the volcanoes. Along with desc ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Question: What are the 3 main kinds of rocks?

o that some nice well-formed crystals grow. Then the molten rock and crystals are expelled from the volcano, and everything crystallizes. The well-formed crystals are frozen or imbedded in the quickly ...

(9 pages) 158 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Mount Etna, the dormant volcano in Europe.

Mount Etna is the highest active volcano in Europe. It is on the southern side of Italy on the eastern coast of Sicily. It covers an ... eastern flank of the mountain. It is an original crater that is three miles wide. The center of the volcano was shifted to form this present crater on the summit.The slopes on the mountain are divided ... most completely buried by lava, and in 1947, two new craters were formed by renewed activity of the volcano. Many other eruptions occurred in, 1971, 1981, 1983, and 1992. Mount Etna has been one of th ...

(1 pages) 57 1 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Mount Pinatubo, the volcano itself.

decrease in the temperature worldwide over the next few years. Mount Pinatubo is part of a chain of volcanoes along the Luzon arc on the west coast of the island. The arc of volcanoes is due to the su ... of the island. The arc of volcanoes is due to the subduction of the Manila trench to the west. The volcano experienced major eruptions around 500, 3000, and 5500 years ago.The events of the 1991 erup ...

(4 pages) 56 0 3.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Germany's situation between 1924-29

The question of whether Germany was "dancing on a volcano" between 1924-29 relates to how successful this period of time was and whether people of tha ... in the back myth.' In closing I feel that it is unfair to say the German people were "dancing on a volcano" (accept for the small exception of their reliance of short-term loans) as no one could hope ...

(4 pages) 42 0 0.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

An active super volcano lying underneath Yellowstone Nation Park.

Recent geological studies have pointed to an active super volcano lying underneath Yellowstone Nation Park.A super volcano is a volcano that will produce a hu ... that could last for years.Scientists have revealed that Yellowstone Park is were one of these super volcanoes exist. Volcanologists have been tracking the movement of magma under the park and have cal ... means that as the pressure and the heat in the caldera begins to increase the land starts to rise. Volcanologists also say that the first eruption occurred about 2.1 million years ago. The eruption r ...

(2 pages) 40 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

The Physical Make-up of Volcanoes.

VOLCANOES AND MOUNTAINSVolcanoes are mountains but they are very different from other mountains; the ... om other mountains; they are not formed by folding and crumpling or by uplift and erosion. Instead, volcanoes are built by the accumulation of their own eruptive products lava, bombs (crusted over ash ... ir own eruptive products lava, bombs (crusted over ash flows, and tephra (airborne ash and dust). A volcano is most commonly a conical hill or mountain built around a vent that connects with reservoir ...

(7 pages) 80 0 2.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

What if the Sun Exploded?

h approaching slowly with every massacre. No one could escape the skyward eruption of the detonated volcano; life on planet earth would come to an end. Planet Earth would be burnt to a crisp if not co ...

(3 pages) 72 3 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

A Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne

hat it means. It says about how Arne Saknussemm got to the center of the Earth through an Icelandic volcano. Harry deciphers the message, but he does not want to tell his uncle because he knows that i ... Icelandic guide to assist them in their journey. It takes them several days to actually get to the volcano of Mount Sneffels, which is where the crater is located. Then they wait until the shadow of ...

(4 pages) 86 2 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Montserrat Volcano Eruption.

ean Island southeast from Puerto Rico, made headline news in July 1995, when the country's dominant volcano, Soufrière Hills, blew out steam and ash from its northwest crater. Eruptions accompa ... the island, where there is less danger of volcanic activity.What caused the Soufrière Hills Volcano to erupt?The Caribbean island of Montserrat is situated on a destructive plate boundary. A p ...

(5 pages) 60 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Lear rough draft on diction

iguratively like 2 sides of Lear. Skin= completely lost control, comes from inside to outside- like volcano"XLear has a good reason for query, for the king is aware that respite from the storm will al ...

(3 pages) 21 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare & Contrast Volcanoers

As children, the Krafts shared a love for volcanoes. Where as most people fall in love with other people and get married, the Krafts fell in l ... Where as most people fall in love with other people and get married, the Krafts fell in love with a volcano and as Mr. Edwards describes it, they looked across this volcano and said I am going to marr ... ibes it, they looked across this volcano and said I am going to marry that person because they love volcanoes too! The Krafts wanted to be scientists. They wanted to know all about volcanoes even thou ...

(2 pages) 21 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences


Volcano is an opening in Earth's surface through which lava, boiling gases, and stone fragments erup ... nown as an opening, which forms when melted rock from deep within Earth blasts through the surface. Volcanoes are very enormous in width as well as length. Most volcanoes are mountains, which were bui ... uilt up around the opening by lava and other materials thrown out during eruptions. Without a doubt volcanoes provide necessary services to nature in the world. The eruption of lava constructs land to ...

(3 pages) 41 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Canadian Volcanoes/ This paper talks about Canadian volcanoe characteristics.

Volcano Mountain- It is located immediately north of the junction of the Pelly and Yukon rivers, hal ... Pelly and Yukon rivers, half way between Whitehorse and Dawson City, central Yukon Territory. This volcano is a cinder cone. The lavas at Volcano Mountain represent a unique type of lava, called 'oli ... ue type of lava, called 'olivine nephelinite', that is very uncommon in the geological record. This volcano is 4066 feet tallVolcanic Creek- It is a small volcanic center located 20 km northeast of At ...

(4 pages) 23 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Earthquakes, Eruption and Ecocatastrophes: The Troubled Times of Latin America

than five hundred million people. Of these, ninety million people live within one mile of an active volcano. Furthermore, Latin America is precariously situated on five tectonic plates- the South Amer ... er the past forty years over 200,000 people have died from such causes, ranging from earthquakes to volcanoes to mudslides and more. Sometimes, multiple disasters occur all at once, compounding the ou ...

(11 pages) 35 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Short tailed albatros, endangered animals

e known to exist. Torishima, where 80 to 85 percent of short-tailed albatrosses breed, is an active Volcano, and Tsubame-zaki, the natural colony site on this island, is susceptible to mud slides and ...

(1 pages) 37 1 3.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

La Marimba

09/27/01 English OAC La Marimba In the heart of the village, where the volcano's eyes look straight down to find the seed of a melody, stood a wooden instrument that repre ... , it never did. And as I took a last step towards the house, in the land of the eternal spring, the volcano closed his eyes, as the night covered his head.

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


e more than a front for another word... Envy. This envy is one which, when thrown to the top of the volcano spews out this lava we call hate. This envy that might possibly drive a man to take his own ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mnt. St. Helens

Mt. St. Helens Introduction Mount Saint Helens is one of the most well known volcanoes in America today. Its eruption in 1980 caused one of the biggest uproars about volcanoes. ... de. With the eruption of Mount Saint Helens came one of the biggest stories and promotional deals a volcano would ever receive. To some it was breathtaking, to others it was disastrous, but to everyon ... t Helens is the youngest of the mountains located within the cascade range in Washington State. The volcano is now considered to be active because it has erupted within in the past few decades. Its la ...

(14 pages) 24 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Mt Etna

eople wanted to celebrate the New Year with a BIG bang, and Mount Etna, the tallest and most active volcano in Europe, did just that.The explosion of Mt. Etna, although causing a spectacular sight of ... rked on the mountain and caused many losses in tourism and agriculture.The eruption of this massive volcano, which is located on the Italian island of Sicily, was not a complete surprise. Mount Etna h ...

(2 pages) 2315 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers