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Mount Pinatubo June 1991

Basic Facts
800 killed
100,000 became homeless

The island is located on the destructive plate boundary
between the Eurasian and Philippine plate. It is one of a
chain of Luzon volcanoes, due to the oceanic Philippines
plate being sub ducted under the continental Eurasian…

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Eyjafjallajokull 19th

April 2010

Basic Facts
Massive 2.5km caldera

The volcano lies on a constructive plate
boundary between the North American and Eurasian plates known as the
midAtlantic ridge. The molten magma forces its way through the crust and
when a weak point was found at the summit…


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