Geograohy- Mt. Eyjafjallokull

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State four facts about the Mt. Eyjafjallokull erruption
1. In Iceland 2. 20 March to 23 June 2010 3. First erruption in 200 years 4. 275 killed and 570 injuries
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What was done to prevent damage from the 2010 Iceland eruption?
1. 10km danger zone created 2. 360,000 evacuated
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Give two primary impacts and two secondary impacts of the Mt. Eyjafjallaokull eruption
Primary 1. Several villages destroyed 2. 2000 farm animals killed Secondary 1. Thousands spent weeks in emergency centres 2. Economic loses of $600 million due to reduced farming and tourism
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How was the giant ash cloud created?
Melted snow went into the volcano and cooled lava creating ash. Ash was then part of erruption creating a giant ash cloud.
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What was done to prevent damage from the 2010 Iceland eruption?

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1. 10km danger zone created 2. 360,000 evacuated

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Give two primary impacts and two secondary impacts of the Mt. Eyjafjallaokull eruption

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How was the giant ash cloud created?

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