volcano paper - Mount St. Helens

volcano paper - Mount St. Helens - Geology 3 Seth 5/7/07...

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Geology 3 Seth 5/7/07 Mount St. Helens Volcanoes are not anything that we should fear, but volcano eruptions are another case. Volcano eruptions have a great potential of being disastrous to Earth by destroying living and non-living things. Volcano eruptions vary from a certain location to another, and are often different because of their location. Lava and magma is sustained at extremely hot temperatures that make them merely indestructible. Once the lava comes running down the side of a mountain, it is well capable of taking down anything in its path. In accordance to eruptions, it is important that people study active volcanoes to know the status of them at all times. It would be highly beneficial and much easier to avoid disaster if people can expect when an eruption would occur. In order to understand the effects of a volcano on Earth, I have researched Mount St. Helens, an active volcano. Mount St. Helens is part of the “ring of fire”, which includes over 160 active volcanoes. Mount St. Helens is located in Skamania County,
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