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Why We Have Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tsunamis – – In Two Easy Steps.

September 21, 2013 – – Why We Have Earthquake and Volcanoes: (A) Radiating heat from the core causes convection currents in the mantle of the earth. (B) These convection currents push and pull on the tectonic plates, causing the plates … Continue reading

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Active Volcanoes of the World – Warning for California!

April 7, 2013 – Active Volcanoes of the World: The map above, from the Smithsonian Institute, shows 15 current active volcanoes of the world and the tectonic plate boundaries. A red plate boundary reflects built up stress and danger, yellow is … Continue reading

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