In a document, answer the following questions:
- What is the Ring of Fire? Give detailed information about location, why important, and its history of volcanic eruptions. Why is this area so prone to earthquakes?
- Several hundred years ago, a volcano erupted near the city of Pompeii. Archaeologists have found the remains of people embracing each other, suffocated by the ash and rock that covered everything. What type of eruption, what type of volcano? Support your answer with facts about volcanic eruptions.
- From what you reviewed in “Layered Earth” compare and contrast the different types of volcanoes and the different types of lava.