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Faith Chetvergova

Volcanoes for many of the uninitiated seem to be something fantastic and inconceivably terrible. In order to get a better idea about these objects we quote the interesting facts about volcanoes.

Only volcanic stone floating on the water’s surface is volcanic pumice. It is characterized by grey color, this stone is riddled with hollow holes formed during the cooling of the stone. This process was accompanied by the release of gases that are formed holes.

volcanic pumice, Interesting facts about volcanoes

The eruption of huge volcanoes, supervolcanoes called, often cause dire consequences. It is fire and rain, shed for miles around the volcano itself, and global climate change caused by ingress of ash into the atmosphere. Fortunately, these volcanoes erupt on the average several times in 100,000 years. One of them, located on the territory of Yellowstone national Park, scientists say that, in all likelihood, ready for another eruption.

the eruption of a SUPERVOLCANO,

The largest of the observed eruptions is considered to be the activity of the volcano of Tambora on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa. The eruption killed 100,000 people. According to researchers in Indonesia is home to the largest number of historically active Continue reading

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