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Volcano

Vents in the surface of the Earth through which magma and associated gases erupt; also, the forms of structures, usually conical, that are produced by the erupted material. source: USGS

New Zealand: Scientists map Auckland’s volcanic hazard zones

7 May 2015, Massey University

A new, geology-based approach has predicted just how susceptible various areas of Auckland are for initial explosive volcanic activity. 'The more information we keep collecting, the better these models ... can inform hazard prevention or control strategies' said Gábor Kereszturi, a PhD student from Massey University’s Institute of Agriculture and Environment...


Number of volcano occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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