– What is a Volcano?
A volcano can be described as a mountain that leads to a pool of molten rock present below the surface of the earth. Upon building up of enough pressure, an eruption of the molten lava occurs. Eruptions can cause lava flows, hot ash flows, lateral blasts, avalanches, mudslides, falling ash, and floods. Tsunamis and earthquakes are also possible consequences of such volcanoes (Wicker).
– Formation of Volcanoes
When the magma from the Earth’s interiors erupts to form lava deposits and ash flows on the surface due to pressure, a volcano is said to