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By: Sarah Peyton Webb

How do you survive AFTER a volcano?Turn of all of the heating and air conditioning units.Turn off fans too.

Volcanoes are mountains or hills,typically conical, having a crater or vent through which lava, rock fragments, hot vapor, and gas are being or have been erupted from the Earth's crust.

To survive during a volcano you must avoid river areas and low-lying regions, you also have to cahange into long pants, wear goggles or eyeglasses, and an emergancy mask.have a safety kit near.

Did you know that volcanoes can cause a volcanic gas called sulfer dioxide to erupt into the atmosphere.

Over time as volcanoes continue to erupt, it will get bigger and bigger.

Volcanoes are formed when magma from within the Earth's upper mantle works it's way to the surface which then, it erupts to form lava flows and ash depostits.

Fun FactThe word volcano originally comes from the Roman god of fire, Vulcan.

Fun FactWhen Mount Tambora erupted in 1815 the year was known as "the year without summer"[due to all of the ash]

Fun FactVolcanic eruptions can cause earthquakes, flash floods, mud slides, and rock falls

How do you prepare for a volcanic eruption?Be ready to evacuate your town or city, have an evacuation plan, follow the advice of local officers.

Credits tohttp://volcanodiscovery.com/tambora.htmlhttp://mountsainthelens.web.unc.edu/http://www.bt.cdc.govdisasters/volcanoes/after.asp

Credits tohttp://phys.org/news/2014-10-colossal-volcaniceruption_japan..html



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