Famous Volcanoes

Some of the most famous Volcanoes have erupted throughout history causing the loss of whole villages and their residents. The most famous of these volcanoes is Mount Vesuvius, which erupted in 76 A.D. burying the town of Pompeii in Italy. Volcanoes are active all over the world today. Some of them do erupt from time …

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What are Volcanoes?

Volcanoes form when there is an opening in the Earth’s crust and have four main parts – pipe, vent, crater and cone. The vent is the actual opening and the pipe is the passage through which the molten lava pours from the Earth’s core to the surface. Volcanoes are like mountains, some of which are …

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