|Volcanoes: On-Line Edition|
This is the on-line version of a general interest publication prepared by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). It provides a general introduction to volcanoes and volcanology. Topics include types of volcanoes; types of eruptions; submarine volcanoes; and features associated with volcanic terrains (geysers, hot springs, etc.). There is also discussion of volcanoes and their association to plate tectonics, extraterrestrial volcanoes, monitoring and research efforts, and the impacts of volcanoes on human populations. A text-only version is also available.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-186
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Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Contact: Kathie Watson
United States Geological Survey (USGS)