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28.This stratovolcano recently erupted in the US. Although it warned of its impending eruption,it still killed people, partly because it ?rst blew sideways and produced a monstrouslandslide. The explosion sent tons of ash skyward and blasted more than 1,000 feet o뮎 themountaintop. The volcano is:
✓Mt. St. Helen’s●Mt. Ranier●Surtsey●Yellowstone●Mt. Pelee29.In the 1990s, a Californian was camping in a volcanic area. He died after ignoring postedwarnings and sleeping among a stand of dead trees. He was not scalded, not poisoned, notvisibly injured, and the campground did not smell bad. What volcanic gas probably killed thecamper and the trees?30. Identify the FALSE statement: Plate tectonics theory explains why volcanic activity occurswhere it does; for example:31. What is the term for an unconsolidated accumulation of any size of pyroclastic grains?