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Volcanoes Loom as Sleeping Threat for Millions
This National Geographic news article from July 2002 describes world wide volcanic hazards. Due to the increasing population near dangerous volcanoes, the importance of volcanic monitoring and hazard prevention is essential. This article discusses the difficulty of educating residents about volcanic hazards and establishing programs to prevent disasters. The article also outlines several National Geographic television programs that relate to this topic. Users can also link to other National Geographic news stories, special news series and the main National Geographic site.
Intended for grade levels:
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Journal article
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Natural hazards
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Copyright 2003 National Geographic. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-121
Related resources:
This resource is part of 'National Geographic News Homepage'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Editor: National Geographic