Kilimanjaro Volcano Project

Kilimanjaro Volcano Project - Kilimanjaro Consists of: 3...

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Kilimanjaro Consists of: 3 volcanic cones o Kibo - dormant o Mawenzi - extinct o Shira- extinct Typical Eruption Style: Explosive Volcano Type: Composite o Includes layers of lava, tephra, and volcanic ash o No known history of eruptions Formed from lava rumblings beneath the plates of the Great Rift Valley o Series of volcanic eruptions through earth’s surface Early fractures were followed by the emergence of Shira, Kibo, and Mawenzi Shira collapsed inwards and Mawenzi became extinct and began to erode Kibo continued to grow Erupted 360,000 years ago through its cone with thick black lava Works Cited: http://sevennaturalwonders.org/africa/mount-kilimanjaro http://www.tanzaniaodyssey.com/_pdfs/mount_kilimanjaro.pdf http://www.guideforafrica.com/ http://www.africanconservation.org/forum/research-articles- reports-talks/6345-contemporary-environmental-challenges-of-mt.- kilimanjaro-tanzania.html " K i l i m a n j a r o G e o l o g y. " C l i m b M o u n t K i l i m a n j a r o
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