Volcanic eruptions are some of the spectacular of natural phenomena, yet they are also among the dangerous geological hazards. This book examines the different types of volcanic eruptions - starting with an introduction to volcanoes, volcanic landforms, and plate tectonics, followed by a description of the various characteristics of magma.
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Plate Tectonics Volcanoes and Igneous Rocks
Reducing the Threat from Volcanic Hazards
Examples of Historical Volcanic Disasters
Examples of Volcanic Disasters of the Twentieth and Twentyfi rst Centuries
Massive Global Volcanism Volcanic Winters and Kimberlite Eruptions
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