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Plate Tectonics and Associated Hazards
Distribution of Volcanic activity
Along ocean ridges where plates are moving apart ­ e.g Iceland and the
midAtlantic ridge ­ shield volcanoes
Rift Valleys ­ e.g African rift Valley and Mt Kenya and Mt Kilimanjaro
On or near subduction zones ­ e.g ring of fire around the pacific ocean ­ explosive
volcanoes
Hot spots ­ Hawaiian hot spot in the middle of the Pacific ocean ­ plume volcanoes

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