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Hazardous phenomena at volcanoes

Hazardous phenomena at volcanoes

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Volcanic hazard analysis -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesVolcano hazards fact sheet, USGS open-file report -- 95-231, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 95-231
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 sheet
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14469663M
    OCLC/WorldCa37175311

      Pyroclastic flows can kill people up to a distance of six to nine miles (km) from the volcano. Lahars are among the most far-reaching phenomena, with deadly effects over a Author: David Bressan. The Honolulu Volcanics are a group of volcanoes which form a volcanic field on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, more specifically in that island's southeastern sector and in the city of Honolulu from Pearl Harbor to the Mokapu is part of the rejuvenated stage of Hawaiian volcanic activity, which occurred after the main stage of volcanic activity that on Oahu built the Koʻolau nates: 21°22′N °48′W / °N °W .

    Tilling, R.I., , Born of fire: Volcanoes and igneous rocks: Enslow Publishers, Inc., Hillside, New Jersey, 64 p. (An introductory text about the kinds of volcanoes and their products and hazardous impacts-aimed at approximately junior high- to high-school level.). San Diego, CA: Academic Press, –This book is a comprehensive reference source on volcanoes for the general and scientific reader. There is a chapter on health impacts of eruptions by the leading world expert on health hazards of volcanoes, Dr Peter Baxter, on pages –Cited by:

    The Yellowstone Plateau in the northern Rocky Mountains in Wyoming, Montana, and Idaho is centered on a youthful, active volcanic system with subterranean magma (molten rock), boiling, pressurized waters, and a variety of active faults with significant earthquake hazard. Within the next few decades, large and moderate earthquakes and hydrothermal explosions are certain to occur. The a,b,c on volcanoes. A wonderful piece that covers all one needs to know about tely a student's handbook, easy to read and understand and is suitable reading material for any age. One is captured by the amount of information cover in such a small text. Booknews, Inc., January 1,


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