Geology 101

Category: Geography

GEOLOGY 101                    EXTRA CREDIT VOLCANO INVESTIGATION            NAME:

Research one of the following volcanoes:  Vesuvius, Italy; Unzen, Japan; Etna, Sicily; Krakatau, Indonesia; Tambora, Indonesia; Rotoua, New Zealand; Popocetepetl, Mexico, or any US volcano (other than Mt St Helens and Mt Lassen) found at volcanoes.usgs.gov.  You may also want to check volcano.oregonstate.edu.  Answer the following questions and submit this report as HARD COPY.

Name of Volcano:

Type of volcano (use classification system in Fletcher):

Eruption history (last eruption, eruptions in recorded history):

Tectonic setting:

Do people live near this volcano?  How many?

What are the primary hazards associated with your volcano?

Who is monitoring this volcano and what are they doing?

FIND YOUR VOLCANO ON GOOGLE EARTH.  PRINT OUT THE IMAGE AND ATTACH IT TO THIS REPORT.

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