EVPP 110 Lecture - Learning Guide 14 - Physical Environment - Volcanoes - Fall 2010

EVPP 110 Lecture - Learning Guide 14 - Physical Environment - Volcanoes - Fall 2010

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EVPP 110 Lecture Learning Guide #14 Fall 2010 Physical Environment: Volcanoes What is a volcano? What is lava? What is magma What causes volcanoes? What is the relationship between volcanoes and tectonic plate boundaries? Where do volcanoes tend to occur? Where is the Ring of Fire and what is it? What are the three types of releases from volcanoes? What is ejecta? What are some of the gases that can be released by volcanoes? What are some of the effects of volcanoes? How can a volcano impact climate? How does the movement of plates relative to one another result in the production of earthquakes and volcanoes? What is a lahar?
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Unformatted text preview: What is a pyroclastic flow? Practice Questions: 1. Which of the following are types of volcanoes discussed in class? a. stratovolcano b. shield volcano c. cinder cone volcano d. a and b only e. a, b, and c 1 EVPP 110 Lecture Learning Guide #14 Fall 2010 2. Which of the following are types of releases from volcanoes discussed in class? a. ejecta b. liquid lava c. gases d. a and c only e. a, b, and c 3. The majority of earthquakes and volcanoes occur a. at the interior of continents b. on oceanic islands c. along the boundaries of tectonic plates d. in the open ocean e. in Virginia Answers: 1-E; 2-E; 3-C 2...
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EVPP 110 Lecture - Learning Guide 14 - Physical Environment - Volcanoes - Fall 2010

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