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The Earths Surfaces


Name 3 types of volcanoes Active, Dormant, Extinct
Give two positive effects of a volcano 1- Water heated underground by volcanic activity can be used to generate energy to heat people's homes. 2- Tourists visit the sites of some famous volcanoes eg Mount Etna in Sicily, Italy.
Give two negative effects of a volcano 1- Gases produced by volcanoes, such as sulfur dioxide, can poison people who live nearby and cause acid rain. 2- There can be huge loss of human life when a volcano erupts.
Name an area with lots of volcanic activity Iceland- as it is on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
Can you give three reasons why people might want to live in an area prone to volcanic activity? 1- Millions of trees replanted. 2- Farmers are given compensation 3- Tourist facilities are built to accommodate people who visit the area
Key Words Mid Ocean ridge Magma chamber Vent Lava Cone Crater
Key Words (2) Active Extinct Socio-economic Geyser Lahar Geothermal energy Sustainability
Labels of a volcano diagram Ash cloud Crater, Volcanic cone Fresh lava flow, Layers of lava, ash and rock Vent Magma chamber
Created by: Karlmc12
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